By studying key quality metrics of 21 U.S. residential builders, the authors discovered most industry-leading builders used quality management methods.
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Construction errors cost the UK industry billions every single year. The annual spend due to error is estimated to be around 7 times the total annual profit of the UK Construction Industry.
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!
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