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The Glossary for Quality Management +++ Popular Articles: 'Grade', 'Goal', 'Guarantee'

Deutsch: Ziel / Español: Objetivo / Português: Objetivo / Français: Objectif / Italiano: Obiettivo /

Goal in the quality management context refers to a specific and measurable objective or target that an organization aims to achieve to improve its overall performance, quality, and efficiency. Goals serve as guiding principles and benchmarks, helping organizations prioritize activities, allocate resources, and monitor progress toward continuous improvement. They are essential for defining the direction and purpose of quality management efforts.

Deutsch: Governance / Español: Gobernanza / Português: Governança / Français: Gouvernance / Italiano: Governance

In the quality management context, "Governance" refers to the system of rules, practices, and processes by which an organization ensures that its quality management system (QMS) is effectively implemented and continuously improved. Governance involves oversight, accountability, and the direction of the organization’s quality policies and objectives to ensure they are aligned with the overall business strategy and meet the requirements of customers and other stakeholders.

Deutsch: Regierung / Español: Gobierno / Português: Governo / Français: Gouvernement / Italiano: Governo

Government in the context of quality management refers to the various roles and responsibilities that governmental bodies and agencies undertake to ensure that public services, policies, and regulations meet established quality standards. This involves setting regulations, monitoring compliance, and implementing quality management systems (QMS) across different sectors to enhance efficiency, transparency, and public trust.

Deutsch: Grad / Português: Grade / Français: Grade / Italiano: Grade

In the quality management context, "grade" refers to the level of quality or performance that a product, service, or process meets. It is often used interchangeably with "quality level" or "class,," and is an important consideration when assessing the overall quality of a product or service.

Deutsch: Gravitation / Español: Gravedad / Português: Gravidade / Français: Gravité / Italiano: Gravità

Gravity in the context of quality management refers to the seriousness or severity of a defect, issue, or non-conformance within a product or process. It is a critical factor in evaluating the impact of quality-related problems and determining the appropriate response and corrective actions.

Deutsch: Schleifmaschine / Español: Amoladora / Português: Moedor / Français: Meuleuse / Italian: Macinino

Grinder refers to a machine or device used for grinding, cutting, or crushing materials in various industrial processes. In the context of quality management, a grinder is crucial for ensuring that materials are processed to precise specifications, thereby maintaining consistency, safety, and quality in the final product.

Deutsch: Garantie / Español: Garantía / Português: Garantia / Français: Garantie / Italiano: Garanzia

Guarantee in the quality management context refers to a commitment made by an organization to its customers that a product or service will meet certain predefined quality standards. It assures customers that the product or service is reliable, meets specified requirements, and, in cases where it fails to meet these standards, that there will be remediation, often in the form of repairs, replacements, or refunds. A guarantee is a key aspect of customer satisfaction and trust, reinforcing the organization's dedication to quality and its confidence in the performance of its offerings.