Deming versus traditional management theorists on goal setting: Can both be right?

Carson, Paula Phillips; Carson, Kerry D.
September 1993
Business Horizons;Sep/Oct93, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p79
Academic Journal
Discusses how W. Edwards Deming's total quality management (TQM) and traditional management theory can be reconciled. Background on Deming; Background on management theorists; Goal assignment; Conceptualizing, operationalizing quality; Continual training; Top management initiative; Individual versus team effort; Performance appraisal; Agreement between Deming and management theorists.


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