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By S. L. Tang, Syed Ahmed, Raymond Aoieong, S. W. Poon

This booklet examines many of the caliber administration structures utilized to the development in Hong Kong and different components of the realm. Hong Kong’s adventure is very vital since it performs a number one position in building caliber administration globally. The textual content lines the swap from qc (QC) perform within the Nineteen Seventies, to the standard coverage (QA) notion within the Eighties, and eventually to the complete caliber administration (TQM) philosophy within the Nineteen Nineties. the entire instruments and methods utilized in relation to development caliber administration are mentioned intimately within the 12 chapters. As with the opposite volumes within the building and genuine property sequence, it is a reference ebook for building execs, and will be used as a textbook for a few undergraduate and postgraduate classes in genuine property, building and civil engineering.

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However, the lowest quotations are always given priority 26 CONSTRUCTION QUALITY MANAGEMENT As the Hong Kong Housing Authority requires all new works contractors to be registered with ISO 9000, Contractor A planned to get the ISO 9000 certificate and was successful after 18 months. However, the owner does not like the system because it is expensive and complicated. Furthermore it has not improved his company significantly so far. He claimed that he has no choice because government projects make up a large proportion of his jobs.

The required quality documentation control and records have generated extra workload for them (item 7) and this is a difficulty yet to be overcome. Since all responding companies were ISO 9000 certified, they had already met and overcome the problems in receiving management commitment (item 1) and understanding the ISO 9000 requirements (item 4), providing quality management training for staff (item 9), and managing subcontractors (item 12) at the QMS development stage. They did not agreed to the assumed difficulties in items 6, 10 and 13.

The filing system is simple and it records the external correspondence mainly. The owner claims that the system has high efficiency and few mistakes have been made so far. Contractor A has his own subcontractor list. The selection of subcontractor is always based on past coordination and relationship. However, the lowest quotations are always given priority 26 CONSTRUCTION QUALITY MANAGEMENT As the Hong Kong Housing Authority requires all new works contractors to be registered with ISO 9000, Contractor A planned to get the ISO 9000 certificate and was successful after 18 months.

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