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Meaning of "zero defects" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ZERO DEFECTS

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ZERO DEFECTS

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Zero defects is a noun.
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WHAT DOES ZERO DEFECTS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Zero Defects

Zero Defects was a management-led program to eliminate defects in industrial production that enjoyed brief popularity in American industry from 1964 to the early 1970s. Quality expert Philip Crosby later incorporated it into his "Absolutes of Quality Management" and it enjoyed a renaissance in the American automobile industry—as a performance goal more than as a program—in the 1990s. Although applicable to any type of enterprise, it has been primarily adopted within supply chains wherever large volumes of components are being purchased.

Definition of zero defects in the English dictionary

The definition of zero defects in the dictionary is an aspect of total quality management that stresses the objective of error-free performance in providing goods or services.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ZERO DEFECTS

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WORDS THAT END LIKE ZERO DEFECTS

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Synonyms and antonyms of zero defects in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «zero defects» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ZERO DEFECTS

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Translator English - Chinese

零缺点
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cero defectos
570 millions of speakers

English

zero defects
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शून्य दोष
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

صفر العيوب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ноль дефектов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

zero defeitos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শূন্য অপূর্ণতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

zéro défaut
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kecacatan sifar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Null-Fehler-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

無欠陥
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

무결점
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nol cacat
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

không khuyết tật
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பூஜ்யம் குறைபாடுகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शून्य दोष
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sıfır hata
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

zero difetti
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zero defektów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

нуль дефектів
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

zero defecte
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

μηδέν ελαττώματα
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

zero defekte
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

noll fel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

null feil
5 millions of speakers

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ZERO DEFECTS»

Discover the use of zero defects in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to zero defects and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Zero Defects Option: How to Get Your People to Do Things ...
It is the only book that correctly explains the Zero Defects (ZD) concept and contains the Seven Principles of Defect Prevention that make ZD work.
Crosby Company, The, Dave Crosby, 2008
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Zero Quality Control: Source Inspection and the Poka-Yoke System
Shigeo Shingo shows you how this proven system for reducing errors turns out the highest quality products in the shortest period of time.
Shigeo Shingo, 1986
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Production and operations management
It is also necessary to generate an awareness of the performance of the product- quality in the past. Such an awareness campaign should precede the actual implementation of the Zero Defects Programme. Organization of the ZD Programme ...
Chary, 2009
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Total Quality Management : A Practical Approach
Evolution Zero Defects, according to its originator James F. Halpin, is a concept which "promotes a constant, conscious desire to do a job right, the first time. It is essentially a management technique in which the job is presented as a challenge ...
U. Bissoondoyal, 2006
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Step Change Total Quality: Achieving World Class Business ...
ZERO DEFECTS 25 essential to recognize that after the celebrations, a new tougher challenge needs to be taken head on! This is the attitude of continuous improvement; not being satisfied with meeting requirements once, but improving all ...
P. Spenley, 1995
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Business
Zero defects day: it is important that the commitment to zero defects as the performance standard of the company makes an impact, and that everyone gets the same message in the same way. Zero defects day, when supervisors explain the ...
‎2003
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Poka-Yoke: Improving Product Quality by Preventing Defects
Poka-yoke means mistake proofing. Introduces concepts, functions and detection measures, and types of poka-yoke systems. Explains how the system is used for achieving zero quality control.
Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Factory Magazine, 1988
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Production And Operations Management
Modern Worker Vs Traditional Worker The main theme behind Zero Defects is that the worker should be positively motivated to achieve as much perfection in his job as possible. The modern worker, as opposed to the traditional worker, ...
P Rama Murthy, 2005
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TPM in Process Industries
Figure 7-1. Basic Philosophy of Zero Defects PRECONDITIONS FOR SUCCESSFUL QUALITY MAINTENANCE A quality maintenance program builds. Quality Maintenance 237. Origins of quality defects Materials Equipment Methods People i ...
Tokutaro Suzuki, 1994
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Simplicity Marketing: End Brand Complexity, Clutter, and ...
... Substitution Consolidation REPACKAGE: Aggregation Integration REPOSITION: Brand Streamlining Vertical Extension Discontinuous Repositioning REPLENISH: Continuous Supply Zero Defects Competitive Pricing REPLACE: Substitution ...
Steven M. Cristol, Peter Sealey, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ZERO DEFECTS»

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Zero Defects is Tier 1 Automotive Supplier's Measure of Success
workers to remove faulty parts from production at an early stage, ensuring consistent product quality and zero defects. At any time, users can immediately access ... «Assembly Magazine, Mar 15»
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Let Brand India be globally famous for zero defects: Modi
Exhorting India Inc to make 'Brand India' a success story across the globe, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the government's machinery had ... «Business Standard, Dec 14»
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'Zero Defects' Goal Challenges Liquid Packager
When Entapack manufacturers its liquid liners, a sophisticated environmental system operates to remove airborne contaminants. An equally sophisticated vision ... «Automation World, Dec 13»
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Tweddle Group Celebrates 1000000 Parts, Zero Defects
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tweddle Group, a leading provider of owner/service information and communication solutions to ... «PR Newswire, Dec 13»
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Fannie and Freddie Aim for Mortgages with 'Zero Defects'
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are about to get tougher on banks and other lenders that cut corners when originating mortgages and try to sell them to the ... «American Banker, Sep 13»
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Zero Defects, Zero Monitoring
Zero Defects/Zero Monitoring is a system designed to “optimize human resources through automated, unassisted, unmonitored zero defects operation,” said ... «Quality Assurance & Food Safety, Dec 12»
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100 percent joy, 0 percent emissions
The idea here is that with a philosophy of zero defects, you can increase profits both by eliminating the cost of failure and increasing revenues through increased ... «GreenBiz.com, Jun 12»
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'Zero defects manufacturing' targeted by Brunel University researchers
Dr Ivanov explained: "Zero defects manufacturing is an objective to which modern industries have long aspired. Producing parts that do not meet design ... «Brunel University News, May 12»
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Airmen win weapons crew test with zero defects
10/27/2011 - JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Third Wing F-22 Raptor weapons crews at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson competed in the ... «Sourdough Sentinel, Oct 11»
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The Holy Grail of Zero Defect Systems
While, zero defects sounds very good to hear, is it really possible or is it an unachievable goal? Many organizations adopt a 'zero defects methodology'. Does it ... «InfoQ.com, Feb 11»

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