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Weber, Rick
July 2005
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Focuses on the views and recommendations of Ted Miller, president of Miller Co., and Andy Gehman, president of MGS Inc. on the employment of quality management system in businesses. Advantages of a formal quality management system to businesses; Selection of quality management system models that includes ISO 9000; Basics of the ISO 9000.


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