Acclaimed and used in over 200 colleges and universities around the country, Total Quality Management: Text, Cases and Readings has been completely revised and expanded to meet the growing demands and awareness for quality products and services in the competing domestic and global marketplaces.
Since the publication of the first and second editions of this book, interest in and acceptance of TQM has continued to accelerate around the world. This edition has been thoroughly revised, updated and expanded. Some of the changes are:
Introduction to Total Quality Management. Leadership. Information and Analysis. Strategic Planning. Human Resource Focus. Process Management. Customer and Market Focus. Benchmarking. Organizing for Total Quality Management. Productivity, Quality, and Re-engineering. The Cost of Quality. ISO 9000 and Universal Standards of Quality. Theory of Constraints. Varifilm Case Study. Index.
"…is a delightful modern text on applied management ideally suited for a one-semester course…Comprehensive…very readable book provides a balanced overview of TQM and will serve as an excellent addition to the literature on productivity improvement."
--K. J. Constas, in CHOICE, Vol. 37, No. 9