One example of the value and power of the NHQA is that while 50% of home builders went out of business between 2007-2012 over the 20 year + history of the National Housing Quality Awards (NHQA) 95+% of recipients are still in business! Consider the following!
Blogs related to Quality Management in Professional Home Building and Remodeling Business.
The imperatives for the future of quality management include
1. Driving strategic quality at both corporate, industry, and national levels
2. Defining and promoting leadership principles founded on the principles of quality
The key barriers to Quality Management range from limited exposure to the concepts of Quality through to the off putting technical verbiage.
Striving for Quality is nothing new, it’s an ongoing journey. Here is a quote for St Patricks Day from Michael Collins.
I thought Id provide a generic job description for a Quality Manager for any of you out there creating a new role in this area or wanting to update your current job description.
Here is a link to an overview of the National Housing Quality Award 2017
Scopes of Work are a key tool in ensuring Quality Management in a building company. Here are a series of links to Scopes and Checklists that can help you create or improve your Scopes.
Those following the teachings of quality gurus such as Deming, Juran and Feigenbaum and implementing quality culture, tools and techniques are following approaches that tend toward leadership traits that include, empowerment,