ERIC Number: EJ264270
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
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Japanese Quality Circles: Can They Work in Education?
Bonner, James S.
Phi Delta Kappan, v63 n10 p681 Jun 1982
Describes the concept of quality circles: small, homogeneous groups of workers who discuss product improvement. The idea originated in Japan and has infiltrated U.S. industry and, ultimately, U.S. schools. Explains the quality circle program in the Muskegon (Michigan) schools and its effects in improving communication among employees and management. (Author/WD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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