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  • Total quality management.


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  • • The use of an acronym like TQM for an intellectual concept is distasteful.


  • Management approaches such as TQM (total quality management); TPS (Toyota Production Systems); and Six Sigma (6σ) have been proposed as cures for healthcare.

    Deane Waldman: Healthcare Needs a Good Doctor, Part I of II.

  • Ensures both that (a) clients comply with all applicable authorities, while at the same time minimizing their tax and reporting burdens, and (b) self and client service teams comply with all Firm policies, standards, and the BDO Tax Quality Manual ("TQM"). - News

  • Through programs such as TQM, forming similar activities in different ways. time-based competition, and benchmarking, Differences in operational effectiveness among they have changed how they perform activities companies are pervasive.

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  • ( "TQM"), a Canadian regulated natural gas pipeline utility, which effectively established an approximate 100 basis points increase in TQM's allowed ROE for 2008 to 9.70 per cent on a 40 per cent equity ratio.

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  • Additional coursework or certifications in related quality areas such as TQM, quality auditing, project management, Lean Enterprise, and Six Sigma is highly desirable.

    Northwest Innovation - Pacific Northwest High Tech News

  • For example, on-farm control programs such as TQM and HACCP require routine testing for antibiotic residues. The Northern Star

  • This them to reduce interpersonal conflict, focus prospective study found that graduates who on substantive issues, think strategically, and practiced the TM technique advanced to design and implement a new program of levels of maturity that are generally rare in the quality management. population, compared to three control groups This case suggests that management teams matched for gender and age over the same engaged in implementing complex time period, as measured on a standard management systems such as TQM would instrument of development.

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  • We have seen TQM, Lean Six Sigma, etc etc etc come out - each touted as a wonderful idea that we have needed for so long.

    NASA's Web Future - NASA Watch

  • It's time for some TQM, Six Sigma, or continuous process improvement in health care, as we have in manufacturing.

    Francine Hardaway: System Failure: Health Care


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