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Coaching

Couching is a process of directing individuals or groups using appropriate methods so as to unblock their perception of the system, or the role attitude and to initiate self-organisation processes. A coach himself/herself should be able on his/her own or with his/her associates to develop his/her abilities to solve problems and better manage work requirements or the application of methods. Coaching occurs in two forms:

Code

In a sense, a code is a source code representing logic, data structures of software component development and documented commentaries in a programming language so that further processing is enabled using a translator (e.g. Assembler, Compiler).

Communication

Communication between business partners usually has a form of a personal interview; however, information and data exchanges via electronic media, e.g. telephone, fax, e-mail or data transmission from one CAQ system to another are increasingly frequent.

Communication system

See Routing-System.

Complaint

Expression of dissatisfaction made to an organisation, related to its products, or the complaint-handling process itself, where a response or resolution is explicitly or implicitly expected.

Complaint process

Reference to a VDA publication (if the definition is specific to a particular publication, different from it, or complementary to an applicable standard): VDA-requirements for the transmission of messages in QDX.

Configuration management

Being part of a project management, “configuration management” is applied when assembly/adjustment and acceptance to operation are done on customer's premises. The term covers all the activities to be coordinated and performed on site.

Conformity

Fulfillment of a requirement.

Conformity interval

Reference to a VDA publication (if the definition is specific to a particular publication, different from it, or complementary to an applicable standard): VDA volume 5.

Conformity of Production

Conformity of production with legal requirements.

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