Search for dissertations about: "Total Quality Management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 258 swedish dissertations containing the words Total Quality Management.

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

    Author : Dag Kroslid; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : 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. In Search of Quality Management : Rethinking and Reinterpreting

    Author : Dag Kroslid; Tom Fisher; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : 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

  3. 3. Information Quality in Industrial Environmental Management: Defining and Managing Quality of Environmental Information

    Author : Ann-Christin Pålsson; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; industrial environmental management; environmental information systems; total quality management; information review; information quality definition; information quality requirements; information quality; information quality management;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to describe how quality of environmental information can be defined and managed to support industrial environmental management. Environmental information is used in industries to monitor and control the environmental aspects of products and processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Text Mining The Quality Paradigm(s)

    Author : Daniel Carnerud; Ingela Bäckström; Kristen Snyder; Ton van der Wiele; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Quality Paradigm; Quality Movement; Quality Revolution; Quality Management; QM; Total Quality Management; TQM; Business Excellence; Text Mining; Data Mining; Kvalitetsparadigm; Kvalitetsrörelsen; Kvalitetsteknik; Offensiv Kvalitetsutveckling; Text Mining; Data Mining;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis orbits around an examination of the formation of a quality paradigm. In this inquiry, the exploration and application of text mining have been used to provide new insights into quality as a paradigm. 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