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Quality Circle

Quality Circle is a small group of employees in the same work-area or doing a similar types of works who voluntarily meet regularly for about an hour every week to… Read more »

Objectives of Quality Circle

Promote job involvement Create problem solving capability Improve communication Promote leadership qualities Promote personal development Develop a greater awareness for cleanliness Develop greater awareness for safety Improve morale through closer… Read more »

Pitfalls And Problems In Quality Circle

Lack of faith in and support to Quality Circle activities among management personnel Lack of interest or incompetence of leaders/facilitator Apathy, fear and misunderstanding among middle level executives Delay or… Read more »

Characteristics of Quality Circle

Small group of employees – optimum of 8-10 members Members are from same work area or doing similar type of job Membership is voluntary Meet regularly for an hour every… Read more »

Impact of Quality Circle

Improvement of human relations and workplace morale Promotion of work culture Enhancement of job interest Effective team work Reducing defects and improving quality Improvement of productivity Enhancing problem solving capacity… Read more »

Examples of Quality Circle Movements in India

BHEL -1980 –Mr.S.R.Udapa (GM Operations) 1st Indian to start quality circle Hero honda motors “Sunrise Quality circle” Lucas TVS, Chennai “honey bee quality circle” Tata Refactories (located in orissa) “Niharika… Read more »