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The Glossary for Quality Management +++ Popular Articles: 'Noise', 'Nomenclature', 'Nonconformity'

Deutsch: Normalisierung / Español: Normalización / Português: Normalização / Français: Normalisation / Italiano: Normalizzazione

In the quality management context, normalisation refers to the process of establishing standards and guidelines to ensure consistent quality across products, services, or processes. It involves the development and implementation of technical standards, procedures, and criteria that aim to reduce variation, improve efficiency, and enhance the compatibility and interoperability of different systems or components. Normalisation helps in setting clear expectations for quality, thereby facilitating better control over manufacturing processes, service delivery, and overall operational performance.

Deutsch: Mutter / Español: Tuerca / Português: Porca / Français: Écrou / Italiano: Dado

Nut in the context of quality management refers to a critical component, often representing a fundamental part of a system or process. In mechanical terms, a nut is a type of fastener with a threaded hole, usually used in conjunction with a mating bolt to secure multiple parts together. However, within quality management, it can metaphorically signify an essential element that holds various aspects of a quality system in place.

Deutsch: Nährstoff / Español: Nutriente / Português: Nutriente / Français: Nutriment / Italiano: Nutriente

Nutrient in the context of quality management refers to any substance or element that contributes to the overall quality and performance of a product or system. These substances are essential for ensuring that products meet specified quality standards and are fit for consumption or use. Nutrient in this context is metaphorical, representing key components that enhance the quality and functionality of a product.