Not Following the Procedure – Root Cause Analysis

Did you recently complete a root cause analysis for a corrective action, and as a result you find the root cause as the “procedure not followed”? What was your recommendation? Was it to train the employee?Why employees do not follow procedures?Procedures are important because they ensure safety and efficiency. They also provide a framework for accountability.… Continue reading Not Following the Procedure – Root Cause Analysis

10 Reasons Organizations Do Not Implement Six Sigma

Six Sigma is a management methodology that helps organizations improve their processes and reduce costs. Six Sigma was developed by Motorola in 1987 and has since become a global standard. Six Sigma is a systematic approach to continuous improvement. 1. Six Sigma is a method for improving organizational performance. 2. Six Sigma focuses on eliminating defects and… Continue reading 10 Reasons Organizations Do Not Implement Six Sigma

Job Titles in Quality

In the field of quality management, you will come across various job titles. What does each of them do? We have listed some of the commonly used job titles and their typical responsibilities in this post. In addition, we have also recommended some of the training courses that can help professionals in these roles. Depending on the… Continue reading Job Titles in Quality

Pre-Control Charts

Pre-control charts are used to monitor process performance by comparing actual results against specifications. They provide a visual representation of whether processes are within specification limits. They use specification limits instead of statistically-derived control limits to determine process capability over time. They can be used during the initial setup process when you do not have enough… Continue reading Pre-Control Charts

10 Strategies for Reducing Human Error in Your Workplace

We all make mistakes, and some people are more prone to making mistakes than others. The question is: What do you do about it? As humans, we are prone to making mistakes. We might misread numbers or forget to enter the necessary information. This can cause problems in any workplace where accuracy is critical. Learn how… Continue reading 10 Strategies for Reducing Human Error in Your Workplace

Seven New Management and Planning Tools

Japanese professor Kaoru Ishikawa originally developed the seven quality tools. These quality tools were simple to use and can be applied by anyone in the organization to improve a process.Later, these seven new quality tools were used to plan the quality improvement process. These tools are called the seven advanced quality tools or seven management and… Continue reading Seven New Management and Planning Tools

Flowcharts: The Ultimate Tool for Visualizing Information

A flowchart is a diagram that illustrates a process. It consists of boxes and lines. Flowcharts are especially useful for processes that involve multiple steps or decisions. They’re often used to explain complicated manufacturing or service delivery tasks.What Is a Flowchart?You “might not” find the flowchart in the seven basic quality tools list. However, it replaces… Continue reading Flowcharts: The Ultimate Tool for Visualizing Information

Seven Quality Tools – Run Chart

A run chart is a type of chart that displays the measurement of a series over time. Run charts are often used to monitor the performance of a process, with the focus on process improvement. Run charts can be used for any process or activity where you need to track how well it’s performing and the… Continue reading Seven Quality Tools – Run Chart