Total Quality Management

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One of the philosophies mentioned in your text includes the strategy of Plan, Do, Check, and Act. Please keep this philosophy in mind when considering the information required below.

  • Discuss the premise of TQ. Then, Design a TQ initiative for your company outlining steps that will provide internal and external support for your initiative.
  • Plan a team meeting with your managers and elaborate how together you will disseminate this plan to the entire company.
  • Evaluate the impact of your meeting and the launching of your TQ plan, including two (2) strengths and two (2) weaknesses of the plan.

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ASSIGNMENT 04 BZ440 Quality Control Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double-spaced pages; refer to the "Assignment Format" page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements. One of the philosophies mentioned in your text includes the strategy of Plan, Do, Check, and Act. Please keep this philosophy in mind when considering the information required below. 1. Discuss the premise of TQ. Then, Design a TQ initiative for your company outlining steps that will provide internal and external support for your initiative. 2. Plan a team meeting with your managers and elaborate how together you will disseminate this plan to the entire company. 3. Evaluate the impact of your meeting and the launching of your TQ plan, including two (2) strengths and two (2) weaknesses of the plan. Grading Rubric Please refer to the rubric on the next page for the grading criteria for this assignment. CATEGORY Question #1a: Total Quality Exemplary 10 points The student provides a clear and logical description of a TQ approach. Satisfactory 8 points The student provides an adequate description of a TQ approach. Unsatisfactory 6 points The student provides a weak description of a TQ approach. Unacceptable 4 points The student provides a poor description of a TQ approach. Question #1b: TQ initiative 20 points The student designs comprehensive and logical TQ initiative steps and connects these to internal and external components necessary for implementation. 16 points The student designs adequate TQ initiative steps and connects these to internal and external components necessary for implementation. 12 points The student designs weak TQ initiative steps and connects these to internal and external components necessary for implementation. 8 points The student designs poor TQ initiative steps and/ or does not clearly connect these to internal and external components necessary for implementation. Question #2: Meeting and timeline in word processing table or spreadsheet format 20 points The student provides clear and logical meeting objectives for TQ implementation with logical timelines. 15 points The student provides adequate meeting objectives for TQ implementation with logical timelines. 10 points The student provides weak meeting objectives for TQ implementation with adequate timelines. 5 points The student provides poor meeting objectives for TQ implementation with timelines. Question #3: Evaluation 25 points The student provides a clear and logical rationale identifying at least 2 strengths and at least 2 weaknesses of the TQ plan and includes an overall logical evaluation of the plan. 20 points The student provides an adequate rationale identifying at least 2 strengths and at least 2 weaknesses of the TQ plan and includes an overall logical evaluation of the plan. 15 points 10 points The student provides a The student provides a weak rationale identifying 1- poor rationale identifying 2 strengths and 1-2 1-2 strengths and 1-2 weaknesses of the TQ plan weaknesses of the TQ plan and includes an adquate and includes a weak evaluation of the plan. evaluation of the plan. Mechanics -Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling (10 Points) 10 points Student makes no errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content. 8 points Student makes 1-2 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content. 5 points Student makes 3-4 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content. 2 points Student makes more than 4 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content. Format - APA Format, Citations, Organization, Transitions (15 Points) 15 points The paper is written in proper format. All sources used for quotes and facts are credible and cited correctly. Excellent organization, including a variety of thoughtful transitions. 12 points The paper is written in proper format with only 1-2 errors. All sources used for quotes and facts are credible and most are cited correctly. Adequate organization includes a variety of appropriate transitions. 8 points The paper is written in proper format with only 3-5 errors. Most sources used for quotes and facts are credible and cited correctly. Essay is poorly organized, but may include a few effective transitions. 5 points The paper is not written in proper format. Many sources used for quotes and facts are less than credible (suspect) and/or are not cited correctly. Essay is disorganized and does not include effective transitions. ...
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Running head: TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT

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Total Quality Management
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TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT

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Total Quality Management
Total Quality (TQ) management as a philosophy is mainly based on the premises or the
likelihood that the organization is need of achieving the desired goals and objectives or those set
by the management team. There is the need for the management to ensure that there is the
formation of a permanent environment in that the organization can enjoy benefits while at the
same time, improving the terms of the customers as well as the increased quality production.
However, even though it is not easy, there is the need for the management to ensure that there is
coming up with effective strategies related to the total quality from other important techniques,
which are employed in the improvement of the performance of the organization (Oakland,
J2009).
The most effective techniques or initiatives, which can be employed in the improvement
of the total quality remains to be the quality control. Quality control remains to be the analysis of
the steps followed in the production process. There is the need for monitoring the production
activities since it will to quality output or even innovation to the production of differentiated
products in a specific particular niche market...

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