What is Pareto Chart? A Pareto chart which is also known as Pareto Diagram is a form of a graph that includes both bars and a line graph, with bars representing individual values in descending order and a line representing the cumulative total. The graph 
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History and background of Fishbone Diagram? Professor Kaoru Ishikawa of Tokyo University, a well-known Japanese expert in quality management, devised the Fishbone Diagram. He used it for the first time to explain to a group of engineers at Kawasaki Steel Works in 1943 to show 
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What is Layered Process Audit? Layered Process Audits (LPAs) are management techniques that are used to ensure that work is completed according to specified standards, to underline the importance of those standards, and to identify areas for improvement. Any stated process inside an organization can 
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Introduction of Cost of Quality The corporate environment is growing more competitive. Almost every product on the market has many options available to the consumer. To thrive, businesses must keep their prices competitive. Top-performing organizations differentiate themselves from the competition by listening to the customer’s 
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What is Industry 4.0? Digital transformation of manufacturing and similar industries and value-creation processes is referred to as Industry 4.0. It is synonymous with the fourth industrial revolution and denotes a shift in the manufacturing industry’s organization and control. Remote monitoring and tracking are both 
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Why Material Testing is needed? Materials testing can provide a lot of information on the tested materials, prototypes, or product samples for a variety of purposes. Engineers, designers, production managers, and others can benefit much from the data produced during testing and the final test 
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“Various Indian industries have been having quality programs had quality circles for about the last two decades”, a friend of mine once asked me “, yet the overall quality of Indian goods is far behind the world standards. What’s basically wrong with us? Why cannot 
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What is Quality 4.0? The market has become very competitive these days and to survive in this competitive market companies need to produce top-class quality products and provide top-class services to their customers. This can not be achieved by practicing the traditional method of manufacturing 
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What is SMART Goal Setting? SMART is an acronym for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-Bound. Popularly used for goal setting in multiple applications like in project management, organization level, functional level, and even at the individual level. Credit for framing and making SMART goal 
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In quality management, generally, it is being said that if something is not documented, it didn’t happen. Organizations that follow a management system need a well-conceived and systematized Quality Management System (QMS). The purpose of a quality management system is to ensure every time a 
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