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The Glossary for Quality Management +++ Popular Articles: 'System', 'Standard', 'Service'

Deutsch: Probennehmer / Español: Muestreador / Português: Amostrador / Français: Échantillonneur / Italiano: Campionatore

Sampler in the quality management context refers to a tool, device, or individual involved in the process of selecting samples from a batch of products, materials, or processes for testing and analysis. The purpose of sampling is to obtain representative data that can be used to make inferences about the overall quality of a production lot or the effectiveness of a process without the need to test every item or instance. This approach is crucial for quality control and assurance, allowing organizations to ensure that their products meet specified quality standards and regulatory requirements while maintaining efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

In the quality management context, "sampling" refers to the process of selecting a representative subset of items or units from a larger population for inspection, testing, or analysis. It is a practical approach to assess the quality of a batch, production lot, or process without examining each individual item.

Deutsch: Satisfaktion / Español: Satisfaction / Français: Satisfaction

'Satisfaction' refers to the degree of fulfillment or contentment experienced by customers or stakeholders with a product, service, or overall quality performance. It is a key component of assessing the effectiveness of quality management systems and determining whether they meet the expectations and requirements of customers. Satisfaction is often measured through surveys, feedback mechanisms, and customer reviews.

Deutsch: Umfang / Español: Alcance / Português: Escopo / Français: Portée / Italiano: Ambito

Scope in the quality management context refers to the boundaries and extent of the activities, processes, products, services, and objectives covered by a Quality Management System (QMS). It defines what is included within the system, setting clear parameters for where quality standards, policies, and procedures apply. The scope is critical for establishing the range of operations, specifying applicable exclusions, and identifying the responsibilities within the organization's quality management efforts. It serves as a foundation for planning, implementing, maintaining, and improving quality across all relevant areas of the organization.

Section in the quality management context refers to a distinct and identifiable part or division of a larger system, process, document, or organization that is subject to evaluation, management, or control. It is a term commonly used in various industries and quality management systems to facilitate the structured assessment and improvement of specific components or aspects of an organization's operations. Sections help organizations categorize and address different areas of their processes and systems to enhance overall quality, compliance, and efficiency.

Sector in the quality management context refers to a distinct and specialized segment of an industry or economy characterized by its unique characteristics, products, services, or operations. Quality management within various sectors involves the systematic approach to ensuring that processes, products, and services meet established standards and are consistent with the specific requirements and expectations of that sector. The application of quality management principles may vary across different sectors due to the diverse nature of industries and their respective challenges and objectives.

Deutsch: Sicherheit / Español: Seguridad / Português: Segurança / Français: Sécurité / Italiano: Sicurezza /

In the context of quality management,, "security" refers to measures that an organization takes to protect its information,, assets, and operations from unauthorized access, theft, damage, or disruption.