Search for dissertations about: "Quality related cost"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 370 swedish dissertations containing the words Quality related cost.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Quality of health care : Patient and staff perspectives : a study of changes 1992-1996 with special reference to diagnosis related groups

    Author : Birgitta Ljunggren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Quality of health care; quality of life; patient satisfaction; job satisfaction; Diagnosis Related Groups; and organizational changes; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : By the early 90s, some Swedish county councils initiated market-oriented steering mechanisms to meet increasing demands for cost efficiency. Among these was the County Council of Gävleborg. The U.S. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring Trends, Patterns and Characteristics of Quality Management Through Text Mining

    Author : Daniel Carnerud; Ingela Bäckström; Kristen Snyder; Raine Isaksson; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Quality Management; Total Quality Management; TQM; Quality Movement; Quality Revolution; Business Excellence; Text Mining; Systems Thinking; Kvalitetsteknik; Offensiv Kvalitetsutveckling; Systematiskt Kvalitetsarbete; Quality Management; Total Quality Management; TQM; Text Mining;

    Abstract : At frequent intervals, new reports and papers are published stressing the importance of high quality and quality improvement measures in the public and private sector if Sweden is to survive as a welfare state and industrial nation. The situation seems not to be unique for Sweden: similar opinions can be heard in other parts of the world as well. READ MORE

  4. 4. Physical activity on prescription in primary care. Impact on physical activity level, metabolic health and health-related quality of life, and its cost-effectiveness - a short- and long-term perspective

    Author : Stefan Lundqvist; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Primary health care; Physical activity; Physical activity on prescription; Metabolic syndrome; Health related quality of life; Quality of life; Health behavior; Life style; Correlates of physical activity; Predictive factor; Health economics; Cost-effectiveness; Cost-Benefit Analysis;

    Abstract : Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death globally and one of the major health challenges of the 21st century. In Sweden, NCDs are estimated to account for 90 % of all deaths. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Functional Tolerances in Machine Design

    Author : Rikard Söderberg; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; loss functions; tolerance chains; quality loss; computer aided tolerancing; manufacturing cost; functional tolerances; quality; tolerances;

    Abstract : This thesis describes a method that allows tolerances on critical dimensions to be assigned with respect to both quality and manufacturing cost. To be able to quantify and include customer needs in the process of assigning tolerances, the concept of functionality loss is used. READ MORE