E.O.W (End of the Week) Notable Tip: Reducing defects in a product

Happy Friday!

I hope you’ve had a great week.

Today, I will leave you with a short tip on how to keep product costs and defects low.

“Whenever a faulty product/service reaches a customer, the costs associated with the error increase. Integrating preventative plans to detect and correct the nonconformity before the product/service is prepared to serve the customer is the least costly approach to providing a quality product or service.”


I hope you found this short tip useful! As always, “Success is continuous improvement!”


Lean Wednesday Tip: Quality Costs

“Internal departments in a firm that are far-removed from daily operations can affect the quality of a product or service. Every department within a company should identify, collect and monitor quality costs within its control.”

E.O.W(End of the Week) Notable Tip: Quality Costs

Happy Friday!

I hope you’ve had a great week.

Today, I want to discuss quality costs and how they affect your bottom line.

“Quality costs can be found in prevention costs; detection costs (auditing), rework, scrap, downtime and material costs. “

Effective organizations know and pay close attention to their quality costs. They invest in prevention plans to ensure quality is always delivered to the customer and to safeguard their profits.

Hope you enjoyed this short Friday tip.

As always, “Success is continuous improvement.”

E.O.W (End of the Week) Notable Tip: Quality Improvements

Happy Friday! I hope you had a fabulous week!

Today, I was thinking about quality. As you have learned, Quality is what the customer says it is, not what you think it is. When does quality begin and how do you ensure your efforts bear fruit in a quality improvement engagement?

“Quality begins with education as it enhances your ability to see the big picture and supports deeper understanding of the activities that must take place in order for any quality improvement engagement to be successful.”


I hope you enjoyed this short tip and as always, “Success is continuous Improvement.”


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