from Minnesota University in 1924 Juran
started a career with Western Electric.
By 1937 he was the head of industrial engineering
at the corporate headquarters in New York.
In 1941, after a period working for the
government in Washington, he became an independent
consultant. In 1951 he published the Quality
Control Handbook. He founded the Juran Institute
in 1979 which he led until 1987.
Juran proposed the 'Quality
Trilogy' of Quality Planning, Quality Control
and Quality Improvement.
See the topic 'Quality
Leaders' for other key figures
in the quality movement.