Quality Circles

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Quality circles are regular short meetings set up to aid work-related problems.

  • 5 – 10 people attend the meeting in work time
  • Supervisor is nominated and runs the meeting
  • Flip Charts, audiovisual equipment, notice boards etc… are utilised
  • Problem areas are put forward by the group
  • Problems are prioritised
  • Information is collated, ideas are generated via brainstorming, force-field analysis (see…..) etc…
  • Effectiveness, costs, savings, consequences to other departments etc... considered
  • Final solution is put forward to manager and implemented by the Quality Circle group