30 Jan Examine the business concepts of quality management and lean systems.
Examine the business concepts of quality management and lean systems.
In the modern world, businesses and individuals need to optimize their efforts to gain effectiveness and efficiency. Also, concepts of sustainability, continuous improvement, and processes that ensure increased value are considered to track operations management towards success.
Many of the terms of quality management and lean systems come from Japanese culture and language, due to Dr. W. Edwards Demings research occurring in Japan. Deming is often referred to as The Father of Quality due to his foundational role in the establishment of Quality Management.
In this Assessment, you will compose an informative essay in which you specifically address the parts listed below.
Part 1: Examine the business concepts of quality management and lean systems provided below:
1. Dimensions of Quality
2. Cost of Quality
3. Six Sigma
5. Quality tools
2. Lean Production
Part 2: Select one concept from each of the lists above and compose your paper to include:
One aspect of quality management
One aspect of lean systems
Part 3: Close your paper with the following observations from your research:
The importance of Demings research to the foundation of quality, and what you could do now, to implement the concepts you selected, to your own life and work.
Ensure each topic is covered to appropriate breadth and depth demonstrating knowledge of the module concept.
Minimum Submission Requirements
This Assessment should be a separate Microsoft Word document, preferably in the most current .docx file format.
In addition to the APA 6th edition style title page and reference page; ensure your paper covers the assigned topics, with a focus on quality. The following items provide additional guidance as to writing expectations.
Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts, topics, definitions, and other elements asked for in the questions. Your paper should be highly organized, logical, and focused.
It must be written in Standard English; demonstrating exceptional content, organization, style, grammar, and mechanics.
Your paper should provide a clearly established sustained viewpoint and purpose.
Your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified; as well as original and insightful.
Ensure your paper uses APA 6th edition format for content, with properly indented paragraphs, and a minimum of 3-full pages (minimum 750 words) covering the assigned topics to appropriate depth.
A separate page at the end of your research paper should contain a list of references, in APA 6th edition format. Use your textbook, the Library, and the internet for credible research.
Ensure you have at a minimum three quality references supporting your work: defining words, or using dictionaries, wikis, or encyclopedias, does not count as a quality reference, or meet university standards for credible online research.
Be sure to cite both in-text and reference list citations were appropriate and reference all sources. Your sources and content should follow proper APA 6th edition citation style. Review the APA formatting and citation style resources found in the Writing Center. The Writing Center can be found in the Academic Success Center in the Academic Tools area of your course. (It should include a cover sheet, paper is double-spaced, in Times New Roman 12-point font, correct citations, Standard English with no spelling or punctuation errors, and correct references at the bottom of the last page.