Statistical process Control and Five Ms, assignment help


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The statistical process control (SPC) is a statistical method of monitoring standards, taking measurements, and taking corrective action as products or services are being produced. Using environmental factors and the five M's--machines used, materials, methods of instruction, measurements taken, and manpower--how would these affect processes in the following areas?

  1. A Hardware store
  2. An Emergency room
  3. Accounting firm
  4. Car dealership

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Hardware store

Environmental factors
Environmental factors have a significant impact on the processes in the hardware store.
The demand for household hardware for home improvement which include building materials,
fasteners, power tools, hand tools, locks, chains, keys, plumbing supplies, hinges, electrical
supplies, housewares, cleaning products, utensils, tools, paints and garden products depend on
the activities taking place within the environment in which the hardware store is located. For
example, when there is a lot of construction taking place in the environment, the demand of
construction tools and materials will automatically go up (Keller, 2011).
Machine used
The machine used have an impact on the processes that take place in the hardware store.
The use of machines causes an increase on the sales and revenue of the hardware store since
some of the machines are being sold at the hardware store e.g. wheelbarrows, welding machines,
generators, etc.
Material selection for use for a particular purpose like construction increase the sales and
revenue of the hardware store since many of these materials are being sold at the hardware store
e.g. cement, iron sheets, nails, waterproof, reinforcement steel etc. (Keller, 2011).
Method of instruction
The method of instructing the employees in the hardware store has a significant effect on
the processes tak...

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