Quality Management - Recommended Sources
Listed below are some specialist e-resources that are bought by the University that you may wish to explore.
There is also a list of useful websites.
Do remember to look at other subject pages such as Business and Management.
AccessEngineering is a collection of critical, regularly updated engineering reference information. It includes instructional videos, interactive tables and charts, as well as personalization tools.
Also includes key texts on operations management covering such areas as Kaizen, project management and Six Sigma.
This fantastic resource has captured UK terrestrial TV and radio programmes from 1998 onwards for anyone in UK universities to watch for free. You can create playlists and clips to embed in presentations, as well as putting in requests for recording. Look out for all the useful documentaries. (Not available to anyone outside the UK.)
A variety of reference works, including dictionaries, which tutors may well prefer to Wikipedia, and it even tells you how to set out a reference to what you find. Try out the 'Mind Map' option to see how your keyword links to others - useful for essay planning and dissertation work (use the arrow next to Basic Search to get to it).
Also includes the New Penguin Business Dictionary, Manufacturing Engineering Handbook and QFinance: The Ultimate Resource.
Useful short articles in their Knowledge Center plus selected articles from their Six Sigma Forum magazine.
A major professional body - some introductory factsheets and articles.
Contains useful introductory information about the EFQM model and some brief case studies of Prize winners of EFQM awards.
Good for practitioner articles from the Quality Digest Magazine but there are some interesting short videos too.