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Tools Index - by usage

Quality Tools > Tools of the Trade > Tools Index - by usage

  See also: Tools Index - Alphabetic order

                and: Tools Index - By date of publication

 

This is a list of the 111 Tools of the Trade articles that appeared in Quality World between 1995 and 2013, sorted by how they are used. Where tools can be put into multiple categories, they are copied into all such groupings.

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Tools for collecting data

Tools for analysing numeric data

Tools for understanding qualitative data

Tools for analysing and designing processes

Tools for understanding process performance

Tools for understanding cause and effect

Tools for identifying solutions

Tools for thinking and creating ideas

Tools for deciding

Tools for planning

Tools for managing change

Tools for managing risk

Tools for managing projects

Tools for managing knowledge

Tools for managing business
 

Tools for collecting data

Check Sheet

Seven Eyes

Organizational Health Check

WorkOut

Tools for analysing numeric data

Control Chart (part 1: interpreting them)

Control Chart (part 2: Types of Control Chart)

Control Chart (part 3: producing the chart)

Calculation detail for X-MR, X-bar/R and X-bar/S Control Charts

Calculation detail for defective (p and np) Control Charts

Histogram - creating them

Histograms - Interpreting them

Pareto Chart 1

Pareto Chart 2

Scatter Diagram part 1: How to do it

Scatter Diagram part 2: calculations

Z-chart

Tools for understanding qualitative data

Affinity Diagram (KJ Analysis)

Customer Sacrifice gap

Importance-performance grid

MoT Analysis

Organizational Health Check

Tree Diagram

WorkOut

Tools for analysing and designing processes

Control Chart (part 1: interpreting them)

Control Chart (part 2: Types of Control Chart)

Control Chart (part 3: producing the chart)

Calculation detail for X-MR, X-bar/R and X-bar/S Control Charts

Calculation detail for defective (p and np) Control Charts

Flow Process Chart

IDEF0 - understanding it

IDEF0 - doing it

Value Analysis

Value Stream Mapping

Tools for understanding process performance

Assessment RAG Guideline and Template

Control Chart (part 1: interpreting them)

Control Chart (part 2: Types of Control Chart)

Control Chart (part 3: producing the chart)

Calculation detail for X-MR, X-bar/R and X-bar/S Control Charts

Calculation detail for defective (p and np) Control Charts

Capability Index

Organizational Health Check

MoT Analysis

Quality Cost Audit

Variation, part 1

Variation part 2

Seven Eyes

Tools for understanding cause and effect

Cause-Effect (Fishbone) Diagram

Why-Why Diagram

Tools for identifying solutions

Five S's

Seiri

Seiton

Seiso

Seiketsu

Shitsuke

How-How Diagram

Basic Kanban

Advanced Kanban

TRIZ part 1

TRIZ part 2

TRIZ part 3

TRIZ part 4

Value Analysis

Tools for thinking and creating ideas

Affinity Diagram (KJ Analysis)

Attribute analysis

Brainstorming

Cause-Effect (Fishbone) Diagram

The CPS creativity framework

Extending creative sessions

Guided imagery

How-How Diagram

Lateral thinking

Mind Maps

Morphological Analysis

PINC Filter

Post-up

The Synectics approach

Seven Eyes

Tools for deciding and choosing

Concept Screening

Decision Tree 1

Decision Tree 2 (decision strategies)

Estimation

Force-Field Diagram

Importance-performance grid

Importance-Urgency Mapping

Managing Decisions

PINC Filter

Swap-sort

Voting

Voting variants

Tools for planning

Activity Diagram

Critical Path Method (CPM)

Five Paragraph Order

Four Fields Mapping

Estimation

Gantt Chart

How-How Diagram

Kobayashi's 20 Keys

MoSCoW analysis

Planguage for Requirements

RACI

Tree Diagram

Tools for managing change

Managing Assumptions

Managing Issues

Cultural analysis

The Kubler-Ross cycle

The 3-stage Lewin model and push vs. pull

The Investment-Risk Curve

Power analysis

Reframing

SIFT

WorkOut

Tools for managing risk

Advanced Risk Analysis

Basic Risk Analysis

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

Managing Issues

Process Decision Program Chart (PDPC)

RAID Log

Risk calculations

Tools for managing projects

Activity Diagram

Assessment RAG Guideline and Template

Managing Assumptions

Critical Path Method (CPM)

RACI

RAID Log

Tools for managing knowledge

Bodies of Knowledge

Communities of Practice

Know-what / Know-how Map

Knowledge Map

Tools for managing business

100 Tips and Traps for Quality

Ansoff Matrix

Assessment RAG Guideline and Template

Five Paragraph Order

Managing Assumptions

MoT Analysis

Better Networking

Boston Matrix

Customer Sacrifice gap

GE Portfolio Matrix

Managing Issues

MOST Analysis

Organizational Health Check

Porter’s Five Forces

Quality Cost Audit

RAID Log

WorkOut

 

 

 

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