Although there are many texts available on statistical methods for the monitoring and improvement of quality, none focus on of the use of Minitab. In this unique book the development of the topics are integrated with the application of Minitab, either to apply the statistical tools or as an aid to gaining better understanding of the tools. Introduction to key statistical methods for quality improvement using Minitab. Easy-to-use guidance for practitioners. Use of random data generation in Minitab to aid understanding of important statistical concepts. Provision of informative follow-up exercises on each topic. Minimal prior knowledge of statistical methods and no prior knowledge of Minitab assumed. Borne out of the author's many years experience working as a consultant. Supported by a Web site featuring full data sets and extra computer code. Complementary to text to books such as Douglas Montgomery's Introduction to Statistical Quality Control. This is an excellent text for practitioners involved in the monitoring and improvement of quality who wish to implement relevant statistical methods using Minitab. Participants in training courses on quality improvement who require supplementary material on the implementation, via Minitab, of Data Analysis and display, SPC, Design of Experiments, Evaluation of Measurement Processes and other quality improvement tools. Also ideal for students taking courses, which include an element of Quality Improvement at undergraduate or postgraduate level.