TITLE

QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

AUTHOR(S)
GOICOECHEA, I.; FENOLLERA, M.
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
DAAAM International Scientific Book;2012, p619
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The automotive industry has always been an example in the field of Project Management and Leadership and, of course, as far as quality is concerned. An established methodology is followed from product development through production. The aim of this investigation is to set up a relationship between the different stages of the Product Realization Process (PRP) and the most suitable quality tools for each of them, so that it can be a support to the organizations interested when it comes to choosing the most effective tools depending on the quality strategy they adopt. This paper: sets out the development of the main quality standards in the automotive sector; explains the most important characteristics of the PRP industry, obtaining a proposal of project management phases or stages; makes a classification of the main quality tools used based, on the one hand, on the extensive revision of specialized bibliography, and on the other hand, on the authors' experience; and finally uses a qualitative method of data collection in order to analyze the most adequate tools and to fit them in the different stages of the project.
ACCESSION #
83258407

 

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