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juran

[′ju̇r·ən]
(meteorology)
A wind blowing from the Jura Mountains in Switzerland from the northwest toward Lake Geneva; it is a cold and snowy wind and may be very turbulent, especially in spring. Also spelled joran.
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In the 1940s, Joseph M. Juran, an employee of Western Electric Company, happened upon Pareto's economic theories and began to apply them to other applications, notably in quality control.
One such engineer, Joseph M. Juran, who helped establish the field of quality management, passed away recently at the age of 103.
Edwards Deming, Kaoru Ishikawa, and Joseph M. Juran. A glossary of quality-related jargon and a final note about the Learning and Skills Development Agency's Raising Quality and Achievement program conclude the document.
Joseph M. Juran has been a leading figure in the Total Quality Management movement for more than 60 years.
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Joseph M. Juran are the fathers of what is known today as TQM.
Edwards Deming and Joseph M. Juran (total quality management, TQM) and the application of Masaaki Imai's theory of "Kaizan" (continuous quality improvement, CQI), these buzzwords are becoming the internal "standard bearers" for the redesign of an organization's utilization and quality processes.
A couple of weeks ago, on December 23, Joseph M. Juran, an ASME Fellow and recipient of the Society's highest award, Honorary Member, turned 100 years old.