Quality costing at a glance

The Meaning of “Quality Costs “ The term “quality costs” has different meanings to different people. Some equate “quality costs” with the costs of poor quality due to finding and correcting defective work. Others equate the term with the costs to attain good quality. Others use the term to mean the costs of running the quality […]

Total quality management TQM philosophy that can be applicable in an organizational system

Total quality management  consists of organization-wide efforts to “install and make permanent climate where employees continuously improve their ability to provide on demand products and services that customers will find of particular value. Definition of Total Quality Management TQM TOTAL Quality management involves everyone and all tasks and activities of a company. QUALITY Degree to which […]

Tools for generating information: Brainstoming techniques at a glance

Brainstoming techniques Introduction: Brainstorming is a group creativity technique by which efforts are made to find a conclusion for a specific problem by gathering a list of ideas spontaneously contributed by its members. In other words, brainstorming is a situation where a group of people meet to generate new ideas and solutions around a specific […]

The most common seven classic tools of quality that can be used to solve the vast majority of quality- related issues in practice.

The 7 classic tools of quality is a designation given to a fixed set of graphical techniques identified as being most helpful in troubleshooting issues related to quality. They are called basic because they are suitable for people with little formal training in statistics and because they can be used to solve the vast majority […]

Five Phases of Six sigma DMAIC process for problem solving strategy that can be useful in practice

       Six Sigma at many organizations simply means a measure of quality that strives for near perfection. Six Sigma is a disciplined, data-driven approach and methodology for eliminating defects(driving towards six standard deviations between the mean and the nearest specification limit)in any process-from manufacturing to transactional and from product to service  The fundamental […]

Simplified five phases of lean manufacturing process steps that can be applicable in practice.

Introduction LEAN is the set of ‘tools’ that assist in the identification and steady elimination of waste (muda). As waste is eliminated quality improves while production time and cost reduced. LEAN approach came from the japanese manufacturing industry. LEAN principle also focus upon improving the ’flow’ or smoothness of work thereby steadily eliminating uneveness (mura) […]

Six sigma principles (DMAIC & DMADV process) at a glance

Six Sigma- What is Six Sigma Six Sigma at many organizations simply means a measure of quality that strives for near perfection. Six Sigma is a disciplined, data-driven approach and methodology for eliminating defects(driving towards six standard deviations between the mean and the nearest specification limit)in any process-frommanufacturing to transactional and from product to service […]

Simplified four approaches for waste reduction in lean manufacturing industry that we can come across.

Waste (Muda) Waste” need to be eliminated at a reduce cost,at quality level of the material/parts which enhance towards satisfying customer needs/wants.and  this can be achieve with regard to customer requirements/specification. Simplified four approaches for waste reduction in lean manufacturing industry that we can come across. Continuously solving root cause  of the problem , since […]