Standard TQM Symbol Legend

If you are looking for what kinds of symbols are used to represent the Total Quality Management process, check this TQM diagram symbol legend. It contains the most commonly used symbols and shapes that are used in a TQM diagram.

Basic TQM Symbols

Transportation
Inbound goods
Storage
Procedure
Operation
Transportation
Inbound goods
Storage
Procedure
Operation
Operation or inspection
Issue
Organization function
2-part function
Decision 1 (TQM)
Operation or inspection
Issue
Organization function
2-part function
Decision 1 (TQM)
Decision 2 (TQM)
Mulit in/out decision 1
Mulit in/out decision 2
External organization
External process
Decision 2 (TQM)
Mulit in/out decision 1
Mulit in/out decision 2
External organization
External process
Inspection/ measurement
Metric
2-part metrix
System database
System support
Inspection / measurement
Metric
2-part metrix
System database
System support
System function
Delay
Connector(TQM)
Off-page reference
Connected issues
System function
Delay
Connector(TQM)
Off-page reference
Connected issues
Fabrication
Move
Store
Inspection
Selectable process
Fabrication
Move
Store
Inspection
Selectable process
Work flow loop 1
Work flow loop 2
Feedback arrow
X-funtion-vert
X-function-h...
Work flow loop 1
Work flow loop 2
Feedback arrow
X-funtion-vert
X-function-h...
Force-field analysis
Cause 1
Cause 2
Cause 3
Category
Force-field analysis
Cause 1
Cause 2
Cause 3
Category
Category 2
Effect
Fish frame
Dynamic connector
Line-arc connector
Category 2
Effect
Fish frame
Dynamic connector
Line-arc connector
Line-curve connector
Result
No result
Branch-return
Branch-no return
Line-curve connector
Result
No result
Branch-return
Branch-no return
Interrupt
External control
Refinement
Interrupt
External control
Refinement

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To know more details of the symbols, click TQM Symbols and Their Usage.

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