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STRUCTURED QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: FABLE

STRUCTURED QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: FABLE

In my earlier Quality Capsules, I had shared the four steps for Structured Quality Improvement: Problem Definition – Quality Capsule 5 Problem Diagnosis – Quality Capsule 6 Problem Remedy – Quality Capsule 7 Locking the Improvement – Quality Capsule 8. I would now like to 

STRUCTURED QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: LOCKING THE IMPROVEMENT

STRUCTURED QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: LOCKING THE IMPROVEMENT

I believe: Quality Improvement Teams must make a commitment to work with facts rather than opinion. As discussed, chronic problems can be solved using a structured quality improvement methodology. There are four key steps in the quality improvement methodology:1. Problem Definition – Quality Capsule 52. 

STRUCTURED QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: PROBLEM REMEDY

STRUCTURED QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: PROBLEM REMEDY

I believe: Proficiency with quality tools facilitates accelerated transformation. How often have you observed that quality is an orphan in an organization? As a result, quality does not find a place in strategic planning. Quality remains a mundane quality control function in operations. In my 

STRUCTURED QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: Problem Diagnosis

STRUCTURED QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: Problem Diagnosis

I believe: Quality Improvement requires left-brain and right-brain thinking.  As discussed in Quality Capsule 5, chronic problems can be solved using a structured quality improvement methodology. There are four key steps in the quality improvement methodology:1. Problem Definition2. Problem Diagnosis3. Problem Remedy4. Locking the Improvement. 

STRUCTURED QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

STRUCTURED QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

Lessons Learned in Quality Capsules 1 to 4 Quality Capsule 1: What is Quality? Quality is fitness for use. This basic definition branches into two arms:1. Quality = Product features that meet customer needs2. Quality = Freedom from deficiencies along the entire supply chain Quality 

How to Assess Cost Of Poor Quality?

How to Assess Cost Of Poor Quality?

Language of Money I believe: Halving your Cost Of Poor Quality (COPQ) can double your profit. How often have you observed that we budget for inefficiencies? Once these inefficiencies are budgeted for, there is no alarm. Chronic problems breed inefficiencies. Example: We maintain incoming goods