5 S

A 5-step process for organizing and standardizing the workplace, summarized by five words or phrases beginning with S: Seiri (Sort) Seiton (Set in order) Seiso (Shine) Seiketsu (Standardize) and Shitsuke (Sustain) It is a methodology for creating a clean, safe, orderly, high performance work environment.

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AOQ – Average Outgoing Quality

Average Outgoing Quality (AOQ): The expected average quality level of an outgoing product for a given value of incoming product quality.AOQ plot represents the relationship between the quality of incoming and outgoing materials. When incoming lots are very good, the outgoing quality will be good.When the incoming lot is very bad, then also the outgoing quality […]

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Courses for Quality Managers

Disclosure: Below links are affiliate links, that means if you buy these course by clicking on these links I will earn a commission. This commission comes at no cost to you. You still get the course at the lowest possible on Udemy. Leadership Skills – Leading Teams to High Performance Leadership Skills – Leading Teams […]

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Average Outgoing Quality Limit AOQL

  ​Average Outgoing Quality (AOQ) plot represents the relationship between the quality of incoming and outgoing materials. When incoming lots are very good, the outgoing quality will be good.When the incoming lot is very bad, then also the outgoing quality will be good because poor lots get reinspected and fixed. See the graph showing the relationship between […]

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10 Top Level Clauses ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 – 10 Top Level Clauses1. ScopeWhen/why should an organization adopt this standard? 2. Normative referencesUse ISO 9000 for terms and definitions3. Terms and definitionsDefinitions of various terms referred in the standard.4. Context of the organizationDetermine the purpose and the direction of the organization.5. LeadershipCommitment of the top management, quality policy, roles and responsibilities.6. […]

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Minitab 17 Tutorial

When we talk of statistics in Six Sigma, one software which is very well connected with it is Minitab. Minitab is the statistical software which helps in taking out the complexities of statistical calculations. It provides easy to use interface to calculate and draw various graphs. Some of the complex topics such as MSA, Capability […]

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How to Pass Your ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt CSSBB exam

To demonstrate your competency in applying Six Sigma tools, ASQ certificates are well recognized globally. A large number of organizations and universities provide Six Sigma training courses. They issue their own certificates, but when it comes to one certificate which is very well recognized, that is the ASQ (American Society for Quality) CSSBB (Certified Six […]

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How many mandatory documents does ISO 9001-2015 require?

​Did you know that recently release ISO 9001:2015 requires you to maintain five documented information (procedures) and retain 22 documented information (records)? Have a look at these. ​Mandatory DocumentsScope of the Quality Management System (4.3) Scope of the QMS including the products and services covered and the justification of the requirements that can not be applied. Operation […]

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Dodge Romig Sampling Plans

Plans for acceptance sampling developed by Harold F. Dodge and Harry G. Romig. Four sets of tables were published in 1940:single sampling lot tolerance tables,double sampling lot tolerance tables,single sampling average outgoing quality limit tables anddouble sampling average outgoing quality limit tables. ​The above video is from my ASQ CQE exam preparation course. To learn Acceptance […]

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Walter A Shewhart

Shewhart was concerned that statistical theory serves the needs of industry. He exhibited the restlessness of one looking for a better way. A man of science who patiently developed and tested his ideas and the ideas of others, he was an astute observer of developments in the world of science and technology. While the literature […]

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Kaoru Ishikawa

​ Kaoru IshikawaBorn: July 13, 1915  Died: April 16, 1989Best known for: ​Ishikawa Diagram, Seven Basic Quality Tools, Quality Circles, Company-wide Quality Ishikawa is best known for: Ishikawa Diagram Also known as Cause-and-effect Diagram or Fishbone Diagram. Seven Basic Quality Tools Seven Basic Quality Tools were first emphasized by Ishikawa. Quality Circles Ishikawa introduced the concept of Quality Circles. Company-wide Quality Ishikawa believed […]

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Taiichi Ohno

Taiichi Ohno was born in Manchuria, China in 1912 and graduated from Nagoya Institute of Technology. He joined Toyota in 1932 and for about twenty years worked his way up in the firm. In the 1940’s and early 1950’s, Ohno was the assembly manager for Toyota and developed many improvements that eventually became the Toyota […]

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