An examination of the Total Quality Management (TQM) concept given current Federal/DoD competition initiatives
Stabile, Michael Edward
Matsushima, Rodney F.
Moore, Thomas P.
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Quality is vital to our defense and quality improvement is key to increasing productivity. The Department of Defense (DoD) Total Quality Management (TQM) effort has been given top priority by the Secretary of Defense. Many questions exist concerning the problems encountered when implementing TQM throughout DoD. This thesis looks at the compatibility of the TQM philosophy with current Federal Acquisition Regulation competition requirements. The writer concludes that the TQM philosophy implementation is compatible with existing competition policy.
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