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Overview

Total Quality Management (TQM) is shaping the management of the 1990s. This book is the first to present TQM concepts with social service administrators in mind. With examples drawn from public administration, gerontology, public health and non-profit-making organizations, the book provides sound background information on TQM for practitioners.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803949508
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 9/10/1993
  • Series: SAGE Human Services Guides Series , #67
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.28 (d)

Meet the Author

Lawrence L. Martin is Professor of Public Affairs, Social Work and Public Administration at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. He was previously on the faculty of the Columbia University School of Social Work in New York City where he directed the program in social work administration. He is the author of 20 books and major monographs and over 100 articles and book chapters.
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Table of Contents

Quality Management
The New Managerial Wave
What is Total Quality Management (TQM)?
TQM as a Philosophy of Management
Quality as an Organizational Goal
Collecting and Using Customer Quality Data
Understanding and Controlling Variation
Continuous Quality Improvement Through Teamwork
Top Management Commitment
Contractor Involvement
A Plan for Implementing TQM
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