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The Glossary for Quality Management +++ Popular Articles: 'Lens', 'Liquid', 'Lense'

Deutsch: Labor / Español: Laboratorio / Português: Laboratório / Français: Laboratoire / Italiano: Laboratorio /

In the context of quality management, a Laboratory is a specialized facility equipped with the necessary tools, equipment, and personnel to conduct scientific and technical experiments, analyses, and tests. Laboratories play a crucial role in quality management by providing accurate and reliable data and results that help ensure the quality, safety, and compliance of products, processes, and systems across various industries.

Deutsch: Rechtlicher Hinweis / Español: Aviso Legal / Português: Aviso Legal / Français: Avis Juridique / Italiano: Avviso legale /

A legal notice is a written communication that is used to inform someone of their legal rights or obligations, or to notify them of a legal action that is being taken against them. In the context of quality management, a legal notice might be used to inform a company or individual of a violation of a law, regulation, or standard that pertains to the quality of products or services.

Deutsch: Linse / Español: Lente / Português: Lente / Français: Lentille / Italiano: Lente /

A lens is an optical device that focuses or diverges light, often used in cameras, telescopes, microscopes, and other optical instruments.

Deutsch: Linse / Español: Lente / Português: Lente / Français: Lentille / Italiano: Lente /

Lense, in the context of quality management, refers to a specialized perspective or framework through which an organization or individual views and assesses the quality of a product, process, or system. This lens provides a specific focus or set of criteria that guide the evaluation of quality-related aspects. Lenses are often used to ensure that quality standards, requirements, and objectives are met effectively, allowing for a thorough and targeted analysis of quality attributes.

Deutsch: Lebensdauerverkürzung / Español: Reducción de la vida útil / Português: Redução da vida útil / Français: Réduction de la durée de vie / Italiano: Riduzione della durata della vita /

Lifespan reduction in the quality management context refers to the decrease in the expected or useful life of a product or component due to various factors such as design flaws, manufacturing defects, inadequate maintenance, or harsh operating conditions. This concept is significant in quality management as it directly impacts product reliability, customer satisfaction, and the overall perception of quality. Managing lifespan reduction involves identifying the root causes that contribute to premature failure or degradation and implementing strategies to mitigate these issues, ensuring products meet or exceed their intended lifespan.

Deutsch: Gliedmaß / Español: Extremidad / Português: Membro / Français: Membre / Italiano: Arto /

Limb, in the context of quality management, refers to a distinct component or part of a process, system, or organization that can be assessed and managed separately for quality improvement. A limb is a functional or operational unit that contributes to the overall quality of a larger entity. Quality management often involves the examination, optimization, and control of individual limbs to enhance the efficiency, reliability, and effectiveness of the entire system.

Deutsch: Begrenzte Flexibilität / Español: Flexibilidad limitada / Português: Flexibilidade limitada / Français: Flexibilité limitée / Italiano: Flessibilità limitata

Limited Flexibility in the quality management context refers to the constraints within a quality management system (QMS) or production processes that restrict an organization's ability to adapt quickly to changes in customer demands, market conditions, or internal operational requirements. This limitation can affect various aspects of an organization, including product design, process improvement, supply chain management, and customer service. Managing limited flexibility involves identifying and addressing the factors that hinder responsiveness and adaptability, thereby enhancing the organization's overall performance and competitiveness.

Deutsch: Liner / Español: Revestimiento / Português: Revestimento / Français: Revêtement / Italiano: Rivestimento

Liner in the context of quality management refers to a material or component used as a protective or supportive layer within various products or processes. It ensures the integrity, durability, and performance of the primary product by providing a barrier or support. Liners are commonly used in industries such as packaging, manufacturing, and construction to enhance quality and functionality.