Quality Management

Blogs related to Quality Management in Professional Home Building and Remodeling Business.

When we talk about sustainable home building we focus on energy efficiency and green.

But another level of sustainable building is ensuring that every component of the home was locally or at least Made in the USA!  A local builder in Bozeman MT did just that.

The SMART acronym is an excellent way to evaluate your goals and objectives.

Are they Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Timely

Disorganized and untidy job sites are covered with destroyed or damaged materials, reflect chaos between trades, reduce productivity and send the message to those homeowners beside and near your homes under construction just how their homes were built, not to mention are safety violation and inju

We spend a lot of time and effort training our teams and developing them in our culture and so the retention and ongoing development of our talent is critical. But to retain and continue to develop our teams does not just mean spending more money, which in this economy we don’t have.

The construction industry dramatically impacts the environment, with buildings consuming 17 percent of the world’s fresh water, 25 percent of its wood harvest, and 40 percent of its material and energy flows. 

It might not be exciting, it might be work, but a key to a successful builder and home is a strong set of Scopes of Work. Scopes ensure clear communication of what is needed by each trade.

I am not a car nor am I a piece of meat, so please don’t service or process me, I am a customer! But those terms and attitudes still exist.

How well are your values, policies and strategic drivers deployed within your organization?

There are 4 key areas that make up the Quality Management Environment.

As more organizations are being pushed to reduce costs while improving the quality of products so the management of change becomes more and more important.

Kotter proposes eight steps to leading organizational change and avoiding key mistakes. 


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