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The Glossary for Quality Management +++ Popular Articles: 'Production', 'Performance', 'Photography'

Deutsch: Verpackung / Español: Embalaje / Português: Design de embalagem/ Français: Emballage / Italiano: Imballaggio
Packaging is the technology of enclosing or protecting products for distribution, storage, sale, and use. Packaging also refers to the process of design, evaluation, and production of packages.

Deutsch: Papier / Español: Papel / Português: Papel / Français: Papier / Italiano: Carta

In the quality management context, paper refers to a material used to record, store, and present information. The quality of paper can affect the readability, longevity, and overall appearance of the information recorded on it.

Deutsch: Teilchen / Italiano: Particella
In the physical sciences, a particle is a small localized object to which can be ascribed several physical or chemical properties such as volume or mass.

Deutsch: Zahlung / Español: Pago / Português: Pagamento / Français: Paiement / Italiano: Pagamento

In the context of quality management, payment refers to the practices and procedures that ensure the accuracy, timeliness, and compliance of financial transactions related to the procurement of goods and services necessary for maintaining and improving quality within an organization. This includes managing payments for raw materials, tools, equipment, and services that directly affect the quality of products or services offered by the organization.

Deutsch: Prozentsatz / Español: Porcentaje / Português: Percentagem / Français: Pourcentage / Italiano: Percentuale

Percentage in the context of quality management refers to a quantitative measure expressed as a fraction of 100, used to represent proportions or ratios in various aspects of quality assessment, control, and improvement. It is a critical metric for analyzing data, measuring quality performance, setting targets, and evaluating the effectiveness of quality management initiatives.

Deutsch: Wahrnehmung / Español: Percepción / Português: Percepção / Français: Perception / Italiano: Percezione

Perception in the quality management context refers to how customers or stakeholders interpret and evaluate the quality of products, services, and processes of an organization. It encompasses the subjective assessments, expectations, and experiences that influence their satisfaction and loyalty. In quality management, understanding and managing perception is crucial because it directly impacts customer satisfaction, brand reputation, and competitive advantage. Even if a product or service meets technical specifications, its success in the market can be compromised if customer perceptions are not aligned with the intended quality standards.

Deutsch: Leistung / Español: Rendimiento / Português: Desempenho / Français: Performance / Italiano: Prestazione /

In quality management, performance refers to the ability of an organization to achieve its goals and objectives in an effective and efficient manner. Performance is a critical aspect of quality management,, as it allows organizations to measure and evaluate their success in meeting customer needs, improving processes,, and achieving business results.