A new paradigm for quality and teams

Hopen, Deborah L.
July 1998
Executive Excellence;Jul98, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p6
Provides insight into why American teams do not work the way organizations expect. How Americans view the concept of quality, improvement and team participation; How archetypes are formed; Information on the human psyche; Definition of quality; How organizations must focus on people rather than products, service or process.


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