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Revelle, Jack B.

REVELLE, Jack B.

REVELLE, Jack B. American, b. 1935. Genres: Mathematics/Statistics, Administration/Management, Information science/Computers. Career: General Dynamics, Fort Worth, TX, administrative assistant in management planning and controls, 1970-71; independent consultant in Denver, CO, 1971-72; University of Nebraska-Omaha, chair of decision sciences program, 1972-77; Chapman University, Orange, CA, founding dean of School of Business and Management, 1977-79; Ducommun Metals Co., Los Angeles, CA, manager of facilities and engineering, 1979-80; McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co. (now Boeing Co.), Huntington Beach, CA, head of facilities planning and technical specialist, 1980-81; Hughes Electronics Co., head of training and development for ground systems group, 1981-82, head of statistical services, 1982-85, senior statistician, 1985-86, manager of research and development for corporate human resources, 1986-88, chief statistician for corporate quality assurance staff, 1988-93, leader of continuous improvement for Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, AZ, 1993-98; ReVelle Solutions, Tustin, CA, consulting statistician, 1999-. GenCorp Aerojet, director of Center for Process Improvement. California State University-Dominguez Hills, creator and presenter of Internet Web course "Introduction to Six Sigma," 2001; creator and host of satellite broadcasts for universities; also taught at University of Southern California and University of Wisconsin- Madison; consultant to business, industry, and government agencies. Publications: (with K. Brown) Quantitative Methods for Managerial Decisions, 1978; Safety Training Methods, 1980, 2nd ed, 1995; The Two-Day Statistician: An Introduction to Statistical Quality Control, 1984; The New Quality Technology: An Introduction to Quality Function Deployment and the Taguchi Methods, 1988; Policy Deployment, 1993; (with J.W. Moran) The Executive's Handbook on Quality Function Deployment (QFD), 1994; (with N.L. Frigon, Sr. and H.K. Jackson, Jr.) From Concept to Customer: The Practical Guide to Integrated Product and Process Development and Business Process Reengineering, 1995; (with J.W. Moran and C.A. Cox) The Quality Function Deployment (QFD) Handbook, 1998; What Your Quality Guru Never Told You, 2000; (ed.) Manufacturing Handbook of Best Practices: An Innovation, Productivity, and Quality Focus, 2002. SOFTWARE PACKAGES: TQM ToolSchool, 1995; QFD Pathway, 1998. Contributor to books and technical publications. Address: ReVelle Solutions, 14101 Yorba St. Suite 104, Tustin, CA 92780, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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