Essays Tagged: "Quality control"

Expanded Definition: Quality Control. It can be used in Idustrial Enineering related classes or for entry level English Classes for small assignments.

Expanded Definition: Quality ControlQuality control is a component of Industrial Engineering encompassing the operational ... Engineering encompassing the operational techniques and activities used to fulfill requirements for quality (ASQ-FAQ). According to the phrase 'Quality Control' is dated back to 1935. Sepa ... lity Control' is dated back to 1935. Separately the two words themselves have a much older history. Quality dates back to the 14th century starting with Latin qui to, quails of what kind, to qualita, ...

(1 pages) 70 0 5.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Manufacturing Engineering

Ways to find if a web-site is credible.

ct the author if needed. By thinking about how fair, objective, lacking hidden motives, and showing quality control you will be able to detect which site is more reliable then the rest.4. There is no ... education, contact information or and biographical information. People should also be checking for quality control by finding out some information presented on organisational web sites on-line journa ...

(5 pages) 134 0 1.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Toyota Motor Manufacturing: what is the root cause of the problem facing TMM's production and how should the manager of assembly address the seat defect problem?

ing area to await a new seat to be delivered from the supplier. This process is an exception to the quality control process in TMM. According to Exhibit 10, in April 1992 the number of andon pulls dur ... also be noted that the efficiency of each step of the production process is crucial to maintaining quality in the long run. The recommended plan of action for Friesen would be to take all of the afor ...

(7 pages) 579 1 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Chicken Run - The Poultry supply chain

the technical best before date suggests.Stock CharacteristicsThe case study mentions that although quality is controlled variations can occur. The result of this is a downstream effect on the decoupl ... cial and open up possibilities for longer lead times2. Less Stock outs for the retailer.3. Improved quality4. Increased customer satisfaction: - due to less stock outs and improvements in quality.5. F ...

(4 pages) 231 2 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Importing Chocolates From Belgium: Business and Management Issues

es here include the decision to make or buy, factors to consider when selecting overseas suppliers, quality control, and organizing the import department.Several incidents involving salmonellae in cho ...

(2 pages) 47 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

AucScan, Inc. Case Study

uct Development. He made the assumption that Pat; Director of Marketing did not know anything about Quality Control (QC). He also stated that all the features for the retinal scanner could not be deve ... elopment Department could not develop all the features, because they have to plan, test and perform quality control before the product could be launched. Chris argued that AcuScan needs to expand thei ...

(7 pages) 1742 1 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Devise Training Programs

to ensure that he or she is performing the job correctly. The employee will be responsible for the quality of the product created as the leader will have he responsibility to check the final product ... to check the final product before it is sent to the next stage of production.Training Program For A Quality InspectorThe training program for a quality inspector in the same organization begins in muc ...

(3 pages) 78 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Case Study "Acme Whistles"

04The overlap between operations, marketing and product/service development at Acme Whistles is the quality control process. Acme Whistles is the small company and it influence to the activity of the ... influence to the activity of the firm as the whole. Everybody in the company is responsible for the quality of the product and service. Every employee feels himself as member of a big family and tries ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Case Study Analysis

ed. ZAP!! has a problem that will not go away. ZAP!! management has implemented a new manufacturing quality control system and would like full employee participation. However, not all employees (assem ... like full employee participation. However, not all employees (assemblers) participate in the weekly quality control meetings and those who do are reluctant to address the issues or express their views ...

(6 pages) 150 1 4.5 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

The two different styles of Quality system -comparing both Western and Japanese ways

1. IntroductionManagement should understand that quality management is one of most dominant force and preoccupation in all organizations and industri ... nd philosophies, also the approaches and tools for practices and application for organization Their Quality Gurus may have different theoretical system and practice. Different approaches may have own ... nd practice. Different approaches may have own strengths and weakness. It can be estimated that one quality theory may not apply to all organizations brining them excellent improvement.For example, Ja ...

(13 pages) 202 0 3.7 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Lemonade Stand Game report.

monade Stand. You have complete control over almost every part of your business, including pricing, quality control, inventory control, and purchasing supplies. You also have to deal with the weather, ... my product which I determined that they believed the higher the price of the product the better the quality which led me to use psychological pricing for many attempts. After using that technique I re ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Continuous Improvement vs. Quality Control

I strongly believe that continuous improvement is more important than quality control. The reason behind my thinking is that quality control is an element of continuous i ... thinking is that quality control is an element of continuous improvement for the following reason. Quality control only identifies rejects. Its only purpose is to inspect items or services to determi ... must examine the contributing processes to determine how to improve the overall results.Now-a-days, quality control is not just done at the end of a manufacturing process. It must be done at every sta ...

(1 pages) 149 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Ann Hopkins Case

her nomination on hold. It was suggested that she be given more work with partners and undertake a quality control review in order to demonstrate her skills and dispel concerns about her.In the Ann H ... d take to overcome the "hold" and make it an "admit." She was told that she would have to undergo a quality control review that could contain no negative comments and that her division at the Office o ...

(12 pages) 44 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Executive Summary - CIS 350 University of Phoenix

earning the company international acclaim. Attention to detail, extreme precision, and enthusiastic quality control are the hallmarks of Riordan Manufacturing (Riordan, 2005). Riordan has requested an ...

(2 pages) 710 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Donner Company

ort, there are three main issues facing the Donner Co.:* Timing and delivery discrepancies* Lack of quality control* Need for labor utilization improvementsThe addition of a new building in the near f ... should be added to all estimates so that the interruption a rush order causes can be accounted for.Quality Control - Errors & Missed ProcessesThe highest of standards demanded should be set, and ...

(6 pages) 111 0 4.4 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

How 5 star properties can achieve consistency in quality service?

Abstract:This paper discusses about what is quality service, the tangible and intangible aspects of quality, application of total quality manage ... ss , upper and middle level management ,technology and the implementation to achieve consistent and quality service in 5 star properties.What is Quality service in the hospitality industry?Quality ser ... ose wants effectively and consistently. When an operation meets guest expectations, it is providing quality service. (Rey A.M & Wieland F, 1985, p.18)There is no doubt that quality in the hospital ...

(12 pages) 210 2 4.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Healthy Control in Management

Organizations change as new structural theories emerge. Control processes are needed to ensure the quality of the company, its employees, and its products (Ford and Greer, 2005).In order for control ... processes. Functionally, individual departments exist for the sole purpose of control. For example, quality control and utilization are common departments that audit the checks and balances and produc ...

(6 pages) 22 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Personal Perspective Paper-University of Phoenix-MMPBL500

every decision. This author uses these in creating corporate guidelines and policy, specifically in quality control and customer-service manuals. It reduces independent decision-making by lower-level ...

(2 pages) 30 1 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

GEN480 Case Study Assignment - AcuScan

Kelly believes that together the iScann project and financial plan are at risk. Kelly assumes that quality control is of greatest significance for this project. The company's reputation is at stake w ... re is a risk due to the reduced staff and that the development cycle requires planning, testing and quality control. Pat Lambert, Director of Marketing, would like to discuss alternatives such as cont ...

(10 pages) 345 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Total Quality Management

nies need to find not only attract new customers, but also find ways to maintain current customers. Quality control is one method of doing this. In the realm of quality control total quality managemen ... t the forefront of the movement. Companies must choose between a traditional management styles or a quality focused style as the best option for the organizations. Companies such as BridgestoneThe ter ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management