Roles and Responsibilities of a Quality Assurance (QA) Manager

Quality assurance managers play an integral role in ensuring that quality standards are met throughout the production process. They ensure that the product meets the customer’s expectations and complies with all relevant regulations. A quality assurance manager ensures that the company adheres to all applicable laws and regulations, including health and safety, environmental protection, and consumer… Continue reading Roles and Responsibilities of a Quality Assurance (QA) Manager

Seven Basic Quality Tools

Process improvement is an integral part of manufacturing. It is also a critical component of quality control. Identifying problems early and correcting them before they become costly issues is the key to success. The origin of these tools can be traced back to the 15th century. This was when the monk named Benkei was said to… Continue reading Seven Basic Quality Tools

Fault Tree Analysis

There are two most commonly used gates in the fault tree analysis: AND Gate and OR Gate.OR Gate – Output occurs if any inputs occur.- If all of the inputs fail, the system fail.AND Gate – Output occurs if all inputs occur.- If any of the inputs fail, the system fail.

What is a SWOT Analysis and Why You Should Be Doing It?

The SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) analysis technique helps in identifying the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of a given business, organization, or project. There are many reasons why this technique is important to have as a part of the strategic planning of any project, product, or other objective. Without doing an SWOT analysis… Continue reading What is a SWOT Analysis and Why You Should Be Doing It?

What is Total Quality Management (TQM)?

What is Total Quality Management (TQM)? Everything You Need to KnowTotal Quality Management (TQM) is an approach to achieve long-term success through continuous improvement.What is Total Quality Management?TQM and its variations have been around for a long time, dating all the way back to the original industrial revolution. It is a very broad term, as… Continue reading What is Total Quality Management (TQM)?

Correction, Corrective Action And Preventive Action

What is the Correction?ISO 9000:2015 defines the correction as follows:Correction: Action to eliminate a detected nonconformityWhat is Corrective Action?ISO 9000:2015 defines the correction as follows:Corrective Action: Action to eliminate the cause of a nonconformity and to prevent recurrence.What is Preventive Action?ISO 9000:2015 defines the correction as follows:Preventive Action: Action to eliminate the cause of a potential… Continue reading Correction, Corrective Action And Preventive Action

Special Cause vs. Common Cause Variation

What is the variation?Whatever measurement we take, there is always a variation between these measurements. No two items or measurements are precisely the same. The problem with the variation is that it is the enemy of quality. Variation and quality do not go hand in hand. Variation reduction is one of the significant challenges of quality… Continue reading Special Cause vs. Common Cause Variation

Five Whys and Two Hows to Understand a Problem

Five Why’s and Two How’s to Understand a ProblemProblem-solving is an essential skill for every manager. It helps us identify issues, resolve problems and improve processes. In this post, we’ll look at five whys and two hows and explore how these questions can help you better understand a problem.  The first step to solve a problem… Continue reading Five Whys and Two Hows to Understand a Problem

DMAIC

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DMAIC is a structured Six Sigma approach to process improvement. The DMAIC approach can be applied in any situation where a process has defined measurable results whether it’s manufacturing a specific products such as phones, table, chair etc. or services such as healthcare, designing, or hospitality etc. DMAIC process consists of 5 stages to improve… Continue reading DMAIC

Seven/ Eight Types of Wastes TIMWOOD

What is Waste?Waste is anything that does not add value to the existing process. We should avoid waste not only to reduce cost but also it increases the long-term performance of a process. Lean Management$130 course for just $14.99 today!Implement Lean Management for process improvement in non-manufacturing environment $135 $15 Seven Types of Wastes (TIM… Continue reading Seven/ Eight Types of Wastes TIMWOOD