Quality Management

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



Below is a quote from an online article by Professional Builder Magazine. While this is interesting the real issue here is:

What lessons did you learn from the recession?

Here are some tips for running a successful Roundtable event.

Here is a structure that you can provide to your trades to help them think about Cost of Quality in their business.

Cost of Quality is 3% of revenue, what is that in your company in $

For most companies the breakdown or profile of Cost of Quality is:

Failure Costs 70%

It began simply. The laundry washer breaks down and a repair company is called to fix it.

Quite simple.

We all know we do a great job, while we all can improve our business it’s just minor stuff, things are just great. But so often we are unaware of what is really going on and how much needs to be improved.

The key barriers to Implementing Lean Construction have been listed in a UK Construction Industry study. These provide great insights to ensure that your lean implementation is successful.

A new book out called ‘The Elements of Building: A Business Handbook for Residential Builders and Tradesmen’ by Mark Kerson is a valuable read.

Firefighting is a well-known management term for, well running around like a headless chicken doing work that is actually not productive or profit making.

The NHQA Application is available for download at this link http://www.probuilder.com/NHQAapp

This link is to a free presentation on the National Housing Quality Award. It provides an introduction to  how it functions, its implementation, management, impact, self-assessment and the application process.

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