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

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.

Deutsch: Abschnitt / Español: Sección / Português: Seção / Français: Section / Italiano: Sezione /

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.

Deutsch: Sektor / Español: Sector / Português: Setor / Français: Secteur / Italiano: Settore /

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.

Deutsch: Sediment / Español: Sedimento / Português: Sedimento / Français: Sédiment / Italiano: Sedimento

Sediment in the quality management context refers to particulate matter that settles at the bottom of a liquid, often as a byproduct of manufacturing processes, water treatment, or other industrial activities. Proper management and control of sediment are crucial for maintaining product quality, ensuring process efficiency, and meeting regulatory standards.

Deutsch: Selbstbewertungsfragebogen / Español: Cuestionario de Autoevaluación / Português: Questionário de Autoavaliação / Français: Questionnaire d'auto-évaluation / Italiano: Questionario di Autovalutazione /

The Self Assessment Questionnaire is defined by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard? (PCI DSS).

Deutsch: Empfindlichkeit / Español: Sensibilidad / Português: Sensibilidade / Français: Sensibilité / Italiano: Sensibilità

Sensitivity in the quality management context refers to the ability of a system, process, or instrument to accurately detect, measure, or respond to changes in a particular variable or condition. It is a critical parameter in ensuring that products and processes meet specific quality standards and perform reliably under varying conditions.

Deutsch: Sensor / Español: Sensor / Português: Sensor / Français: Capteur / Italiano: Sensore /

Sensor in the quality management context refers to a device or component used to detect, measure, and monitor various physical parameters or conditions in a production or manufacturing process. Sensors play a crucial role in quality control and assurance by providing real-time data and feedback, allowing organizations to maintain consistent product quality and optimize their processes. These devices are employed across multiple industries to ensure that products meet specified quality standards.