Search for dissertations about: "Quality Management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1363 swedish dissertations containing the words Quality Management.

  1. 1. Quality management : National or global driving factors

    Author : Dag Kroslid; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Quality Management; Quality Development; Business Excellence; Total Quality Management; Culture; Hofstede;

    Abstract : Around the world Quality Management is commonly regarded by industrialists and academics as a management concept that encompasses the potential in any organisation of developing into a company-wide philosophy with a profound focus on stakeholder values and improvement processes. However, there are mounting evidence that Quality Management has developed into an important strategic issue also on a national level, and that some leading industrial nations have enjoyed significant gains in the post War era by means of nation-wide progresses in Quality Management. READ MORE

  2. 2. Contributions to the Use of Statistical Methods for Improving Continuous Production

    Author : Francesca Capaci; Erik Vanhatalo; Bergquist Bjarne; Murat Kulahci; Johan Carlson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Process industry; Continuous process; Statistical process control; Design of experiments; Process improvements; Simulation tool; Engineering process control; Kvalitetsteknik; Quality Technology and Management;

    Abstract : Complexity of production processes, high computing capabilities, and massive datasets characterize today’s manufacturing environments, such as those of continuous andbatch production industries. Continuous production has spread gradually acrossdifferent industries, covering a significant part of today’s production. READ MORE

  3. 3. In Search of Quality Management : Rethinking and Reinterpreting

    Author : Dag Kroslid; Tom Fisher; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Quality Management; Quality Development; Business Excellence; Total Quality Management; Culture; Hofstede;

    Abstract : Quality Management has, in addition to its establishment as a management discipline of organisational and industrial importance, instituted itself as a topic of national concern with nationwide surges and contractions in the dissemination of practices. Empirical data are examined in this thesis in relation to the current status and historical development of such trends among twelve leading industrial nations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quality Management Competencies-in-use : exploring competence and practice perspectives on quality management work

    Author : Jason Martin; Mattias Elg; Ida Gremyr; Andreas Wallo; Kristen Snyder; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Quality management; competence; practice; work; organisation; individual; structure;

    Abstract : Quality management is an established, widespread and well-researched management concept. Yet, surprisingly little research can be found on understanding the potential for action that is required in order to perform quality management work. READ MORE

  5. 5. Poor quality costing

    Author : Lars Sörqvist; KTH; []
    Keywords : Poor quality cost; Cost of poor quality; Nonvalue adding cost; Quality related cost; Quality measurements; Quality; TQM; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis presents an effective model for measuring the cost of poor quality. It consists of two models, developed during the research project, assessments and the construction of measurement systems. READ MORE