Saturday, 28 March 2015

[www.keralites.net] Key Terms for Total Quality Management

 




by Junaid Tahir

In a competitive business era now a days, an adequate percentage of companies are taking effective measures for Cost Reduction, ISO Compliance, Continuous Improvements and Process Excellence in order to ensure Total Quality Management (TQM). Below are some of the terminologies to be understood by the executives while carrying out the TQM activities.

 
 
 
Continuous improvement: An activity to ensure repeated improvements in products and/or services. Improvements can be continuous (linear rate), Continual (gradual rate) or breakthrough (major improvements).
 

Corrective action:
 An action to fix the undesirable situation which is minor or major conformity.
 
 

Audit:
 An audit is a systematic, analytical, controlled and documented process in order to identify and quantify the root cause of any event.

 
Audit evidence: Qualitative or quantitative proof of record, statement, document, incident or a fact related to the audit.
 

Resource Record Management:
 Record keeping of all assets including fixtures, computers, accessories, stationary, manuals, drawing, software, shipping containers and so on.
 

Customer satisfaction:
 Criteria to define the degree of compliance with the customer requirements.

Preventive action:
 An action to eradicate the root cause of a potential nonconformity so that it may not occur again.

Products and Services:
 The hardware and/or activities which have been defined and agreed by the customer in the legal business document.

Quality:
 Measurement of the degree to which specific characteristics of the products and services fulfill the requirements agreed.

Quality Control:
 Techniques to ensure the quality by way of consistent audits, pre and post execution activities.

Quality Management:
 Consistent activities in order to control the quality of product and/or services.

Quality policy:
 The generic statement prepared by the leadership of any organization on how they define the Quality for Products and Services and how they intend to ensure the same.

Policies and Procedures:
 Foundations of organization on how their day to day Operations run including Procurement, Risk, Resources, Integration, Time, Scope, Cost, Communication and Quality management.

 

About Author: Junaid Tahir is a passionate blogger. He writes articles on Leadership, Stress Management and Life Enhancement subjects at his personal blog

 

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[www.keralites.net] 30 Dazzling Skylines That Will Widen Your Eyes

 

30 of the World's Most Extraordinary Skylines 

The world is an spcecial place, filled with historic monuments, magnificent landmarks and breathtaking skylines that illuminate the dark skies at night. This list features some of the most unique urban landscapes you will ever come across. You'll want to pack your bags and travel a bit more after seeing these skylines. 
1) Shanghai, China

 
2) Paris, France

 
3) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 
4) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 
5) Cologne, Germany

 
6) London, England

 
7) New York City, USA

 
8) San Francisco, USA

 
9) Singapore, Singapore

 
10) Dubai, UAE

 
11) Busan, South Korea

 
12) Vancouver, Canada

 
13) Tokyo, Japan

 
14) Bangkok, Thailand

 
15) Hong Kong SAR, China

 
16) Buenos Aires, Argentina

 
17) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 
18) Seoul, South Korea

 
19) Seattle, USA

 
20) Guangzhou, China

 
21) Jakarta, Indonesia

 
22) Miami, USA

 
23) Istanbul, Turkey

 
24) Beijing, China

 
25) Manila, Philippines

 
26) St. Louis, USA

 
27) Taipei, Taiwan

 
28) Warsaw, Poland

 
29) Toronto, Canada

 
30) Sydney, Australia
 

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