Total Quality Management: Definitions and explanations page 6

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  1. What are Seven Tools of Quality?
    In the efforts to achieve continuous improvement in the processes, some tools and techniques are used. ...
  2. What is Single Sampling Plan?
    Sampling plans can help to determine the way of collecting data. there are different types of ...
  3. What is Single Sourcing?
    It is important in the modern manufacturing world that a strong relationship with suppliers is maintained. ...
  4. What is SIPOC?
    Dmaic is a structured process that is used for quality improvement. it has five steps in ...
  5. What is Situational Leadership Model?
    Situational leadership model is a theory that was proposed by hersey and blanchard. this theory outlines ...
  6. What is Six Sigma?
    While defining six sigma by parts, the second part of the term is the greek symbol ...
  7. What are Skip-Lot Sampling Plans?
    Acceptance sampling is a process by which the decision for the acceptance or rejection of a ...
  8. What is Social Environment?
    A corporation, planning to go global will face social issues as the social environment changes. the ...
  9. What are Specifications?
    Specifications are the requirements that are to be fulfilled by a product or a service. quality ...
  10. What is Spider Chart?
    Spider charts are graphs that display different performance metric in two dimensions. it is a quantitative ...
  11. What is Statistical Hypothesis?
    Statistics is divided into two classes. one of them is called inferential statistics. inferential statistics is ...
  12. What is Statistical Process Control?
    Statistical process control (spc) is a set of statistical techniques which are used to monitor and ...
  13. What is Statistical Thinking?
    Decisions can be made based on two thing, intuition and data. normally, management makes decisions based ...
  14. What is Statistics?
    In any process, variation is inevitable. there must be some sort of variation in the products ...
  15. What is Steepest Ascent?
    Response surface methodology is used to model and analyze a system in which several different variables ...
  16. What is Strategic Benchmarking?
    Strategic benchmarking focuses on identifying the best combination of strategies that an organization uses which enables ...
  17. What is Stratification?
    Different types of control charts are used in process monitoring. the data that is measured in ...
  18. What are Structural Measures?
    While benchmarking against a leader firm, sometimes structural measures are considered. organizations use structural measures in ...
  19. What is Sum of Squares?
    Analysis of variance involves a collection of models and tools which are used to consider the ...
  20. What are Superordinate Goals?
    In the area of project management, the concept of team development and management is very important. ...
  21. What is Supplier Audit?
    Supplier audit is a type of performance audit that focuses on the performance of a supplier/suppliers. ...
  22. What is Supplier Development?
    In modern world, there is a need to develop strong relationship with suppliers. it is the ...
  23. What is Supplier Qualification?
    The new concept of quality management involves the complete supply chain. the first step of supply ...
  24. What are Supplier Relationship Management Systems?
    Where on one hand, it is important to develop a strong relationship with the customers through ...
  25. What is Supply Chain Quality Management?
    Traditionally, the focus of organizations was on the quality control within the operations. now, there is ...
  26. What is Supply Chain?
    Supply chain is the most important concept in the modern world of manufacturing. it involves all ...
  27. What is Sustainability?
    It is always important to know the effect of an organization's operations on environment. there is ...
  28. What is System Availability?
    System availability is basically the probability/chances that a system will work properly during a specified time ...
  29. What is System View?
    There are different management styles. a view of management which considers an organization as a system ...
  30. What is Taguchi Method?
    Taguchi method is an approach that aids in identifying the inputs and determining the appropriate levels ...
  31. What is Taguchi Process?
    Taguchi process is considered to be statistical but some behavioral aspects are also involved in taguchi ...
  32. What is Tangible?
    The word tangible means "something that can be touched". in terms of quality, tangibles is a ...
  33. What is Task Environment?
    When moving towards globalization, a firm may find changes in its task environment. task environment includes ...
  34. What is Team?
    A team is a group of people working together to achieve a common goal. when working ...
  35. What is Technology Feasibility Statement?
    It is important to select the best technologies and material for a product to be manufactured ...
  36. What are Three Spheres of Quality?
    In order to understand the broader concept of quality, three spheres of quality are studied. the ...
  37. What is Tiger Team?
    A tiger team consists of very highly skilled people. these teams are developed for a specific ...
  38. What is Time-Series Model?
    Although control charts are the most common quality control tools, yet sometimes, due to autocorrelation in ...
  39. What is Tolerance Design?
    When design and producing products, it is near to impossible that the product will be perfect. ...
  40. What is Total Quality Management?
    Quality control is not only associated with monitoring and improving the quality of the products that ...
  41. What is Training Program Design?
    Employees of an organization possess certain skills however it is important for them to polish those ...
  42. What is Transcendent?
    While defining quality, david garvin discovered that quality is defined in many different ways. one of ...
  43. What is Tree Diagram?
    Tree diagram is like work breakdown structure that is used in project management. a tree diagram ...
  44. What are Trends?
    Control charts are used to monitor the processes. different types of control charts can be developed ...
  45. What is U Chart?
    U chart is a type of attribute control chart which is used when the sample size ...
  46. What is Un-weighted Batch Means Control Chart?
    Correlation can be detected in process data. when the process data is auto correlated, a special ...
  47. What are Undeveloped Events?
    Fault tree analysis is a method to identify and assess the faults within a system and ...
  48. What is Upper Specification Limit?
    The nominal value of a product or a service is the desired measurement which the product ...
  49. What is Uptime?
    It does not matter how much time is available within a day. the important consideration is ...
  50. What is Value Chain?
    A value chain is a systematic method to divide all the activities of an organization and ...
  51. What is Value Stream Mapping?
    Value stream mapping comes under the area of lean management. it is a method that evaluate ...
  52. What is Variable Control Charts?
    Control charts are the most common statistical process control tools. a control chart is used to ...
  53. What is Variable?
    A variable is something that can be quantified. it is basically a characteristic that can be ...
  54. What is Vertical Deployment?
    The concept of total quality management refers to the fact that overall organization is involved in ...
  55. What are Virtual Teams?
    As the trend of virtual organizations is increasing, the concept of virtual teams has emerged. virtual ...
  56. What is Voice of Customer?
    The new concept of quality management starts with identifying customers? needs and requirements. the input taken ...
  57. What are Warranty Charges?
    Costs of quality are divided into three classes or categories. one of the category is related ...
  58. What is Work Breakdown Structure?
    After the objectives and goals of a project are established, the next step is to understand ...
  59. What is Work in Process?
    Some products or items must wait during the production process due to many different reasons. the ...
  60. What is X Bar Chart?
    X bar chart is a type of variable control chart which is used when the product ...