ERIC Number: ED365879
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jun-1
Total Quality Management (TQM): Training Module on "Overview of TQM."
This module for a Total Quality Management (TQM) course was designed to give students a broad background in TQM and its influence on the business world in the United States. It can be used in a U.S. history class, an economics class, an English class, or as part of a TQM course for high school or community college students. The module covers the following topics: (1) U.S. competitiveness; (2) TQM concepts; (3) quality "gurus"; and (4) paradigms and the need for change. These topics are presented in order to give students an organized approach to keeping pace and making progress in a continuously changing world. The module includes a bibliography listing 18 references. (KC)
Descriptors: Business Administration, Business Education, Competition, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Educational Needs, High Schools, History, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Management Teams, Organizational Development, Organizations (Groups), Participative Decision Making, Quality Control, Staff Development, Teaching Methods, Teamwork, Total Quality Management, Two Year Colleges, Units of Study, Work Environment
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas State Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Temple Junior Coll., TX.
Note: For related documents, see CE 065 638-646.