IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/rse/wpaper/v7y2014i1p73-83.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

An innovative way of improving just in time delivery by using the Quality Scheduling Index

Author

Listed:
  • George Cristian Gruia

    () (Czech Technical University in Prague, Department of Management and Economics, Czech Republic)

  • Michal Kavan

    () (Czech Technical University in Prague, Department of Management and Economics, Czech Republic)

Abstract

The article is focused on presenting a new Quality Scheduling Index which can help managers in producing and delivering goods to the customers according to their quality requirements and time deliverables. The index is combining the required level of quality of the products and the Just In Time production schedule, which a company should maintain in order to deliver the requested products by the market. The authors present a new managerial tool which can be used to assess, control and improve the manufacturing process by reducing manufacturing time and increasing the quality of the products. This offers a new perspective on the consumer's safety and their requested level of qualitative products and forces the management to consider customers and their satisfaction level, starting with the manufacturing process of the goods. The Quality Scheduling Index is then partially implemented in a Romanian middle size manufacturing company and results are analyzed. An increase in average of 27percents in time better consumption of the available time is obtained corroborated with a 6 percents increase in the production of qualitative products with zero defects. The article presents partial results of the authors' yet not published work in their research of operational management.

Suggested Citation

  • George Cristian Gruia & Michal Kavan, 2014. "An innovative way of improving just in time delivery by using the Quality Scheduling Index," Review of Applied Socio-Economic Research, Pro Global Science Association, vol. 7(1), pages 73-83, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:rse:wpaper:v:7:y:2014:i:1:p:73-83
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://reaser.eu/RePec/rse/wpaper/R7_8_Gruia_p73-83.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. George Cristian GRUIA & GRUIA, 2014. "Sustainable Growth with the Help of Quality Scheduling Index," International Conference on Economic Sciences and Business Administration, Spiru Haret University, vol. 1(1), pages 160-167, December.

    More about this item

    Keywords

    quality; scheduling; index; consumer; time;

    JEL classification:

    • L23 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Organization of Production
    • O21 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy - - - Planning Models; Planning Policy
    • M11 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Production Management
    • L15 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Information and Product Quality

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:rse:wpaper:v:7:y:2014:i:1:p:73-83. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Manuela Epure). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/pgsaaea.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.