Total Quality Management Discussion 2

Business Finance

Magnum Magnetics makes induction meters used in vending machines to test the validity of coins. Their specifications require the induction reading capability of the meters to fall between 0.25 and 0.50 Tesla (T) units. Quality analysts took a random test readings of 30 meters (shown below).

  • Using Microsoft Excel® or similar software with statistical capability, construct a run chart from the individual readings.
  • Interpret what the data show. Does the process appear to be in control?
  • What might be some possible causes of different out-of-control indicators?

Refer to this week’s lecture before crafting your post. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.

Extra: The two links listed below are YouTube videos on creating control charts using Microsoft Excel®.

Data Readings

1

0.39

2

0.38

3

0.33

4

0.36

5

0.43

6

0.37

7

0.34

8

0.34

9

0.44

10

0.37

11

0.42

12

0.35

13

0.39

14

0.33

15

0.37

16

0.36

17

0.39

18

0.36

19

0.41

20

0.35

21

0.40

22

0.35

23

0.35

24

0.38

25

0.42

26

0.41

27

0.40

28

0.35

29

0.37

30

0.33

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