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1,387 wordsThe following is an attempt to analyze AT&T's use of Total Quality Management throughout its organization. Since AT&T is an elaborately enormous corporation I will focus my study to AT&T Power Systems/Lucent Technologies. This division of AT&T has been the industry standard for excellence since TQM was first introduced to the company. AT&T Power Systems has become one the world's most dynamic companies because of its use of TQM. I will provide a brief description of who AT&T Power Systems is, a ...
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1,487 wordsA new type of structure is being used in many organizations today. That structure is labeled Total Quality Management (TQM). This approach involves guaranteeing that an organization functions with a commitment to quality and continuous improvement in meeting its consumers needs. With any type of change there will always be a number of bumps in the road which slow down the process that can help a company increase the workers morale, production, profits and over all positive environment to conduct...
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1,634 wordsWhat is Total Quality Management? For many companies the attainment of Total Quality Management is a valuable first step towards improving their overall quality performance. However, the most successful companies are increasingly making a commitment to a quality practice which extends to every aspect of their business. This practice is known as Total Quality Management (TQM). Total Quality Management means organizing your business to improve its effectiveness, flexibility and competitiveness as ...
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1,046 wordsTQM stands for Total Quality Management, which is "a cooperative form of doing business that relies on the talents and capabilities of both labor and management to continually improve quality and productivity using teams." (Joseph R. Jablonski Implementing TQM) The origin of TQM was derived during the 1980 's by Dr. W. Edwards Deming and Dr. Joseph Juran. Both developed TQM in Japan to revitalize their crumbling economy at the time prior to the end of World War II. Japan began to flourish when D...
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982 wordsTotal Quality Management Total Quality Management (TQM) is a comprehensive and structured approach to organizational management that seeks to improve the quality of products and services through ongoing refinements in response to continuous feedback. TQM requirements may be defined separately for a particular organization or may be in devotion to established standards, such as the International Organization for Standardization's ISO 9000 series. Every organization, both for profit and non-profit...
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1,036 wordsTotal Quality Management (TQM) is the integration of all functions and processes within an organization in order to achieve continuous improvement of the quality of goods and services. The goal is customer satisfaction. (Omachonu, Ross, Swift; 3. ) TQM has become the basic practice in buisnesse's though-out the world. Implementation of TQM in these organizations has been driven by the desire to in crease profits in the highly competitive business world. Total Quality Management techniques are de...
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2,120 wordsWhat a manager does and how it is done can be categorised by Henri Fall s four functions of management: Planning, Organising, Leading and Controlling. Through these functions managers can be catalysts for change or by definition change agents People who act as catalysts and manage the change process. (Robbins, Bergman, Stagg and Coulter, 2000, p. 438) Wether performing the role of the change agent or not, change is an integral part of a manager s job. Change is An alteration in people, structure...
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