Glossary A

The Glossary for Quality Management +++ 'ANSI', 'Acid', 'Abbreviation'

An abbreviation (from Latin brevis, meaning short) is a shortened word (or phrase). The abbreviation is mostly created with from the shortend word.

Deutsch: Säure / Español: Acido / Português: Acido  / Français: Acide / Italiano: Acido

Acid refers to a chemical solution with an pH less than 7.
ACID is a term in the database context.

ANSI administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.

Français: Évaluation formative

Assessment may refer to the process of documenting knowledge, skills, attitudes, and beliefs or a plan of care that identifies the specific needs of the client and how those needs will be addressed by the healthcare system.

An Audit in the quality management is an evaluation of a person, organization, system, process, enterprise, project or product. During the audit the auditor perceives and recognizes the propositions before him for examination, collects evidence, evaluates the same and on this basis formulates his judgment which is communicated through his audit report.

The Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) sets the standards for training organisations, so that the results (the competency of the students) can be assessed in a comparable way.