Total Quality Management in Organizational Contexts Assignment Type Date Word Count Name Institutional Affiliation For the long-term success and prosperity of an organization research in the field confirms that total quality management (TQM) is paramount. Kaplan (2000) advances that it must be remembered that organizational effectiveness (OE) depends upon a number of factors and is measurable by use of different model theories. The phenomenon TQM has been a very crucial aspect of organizational management particularly in the improvement of efficiency at an organization. Ideally the associated links and connections between TQM and the aspects of organizational performance OE as well as efficiency have been explored and studied by many scholars. In the conduction of such studies the scholars have particularly relied upon a number of parametric measures such as financial performance operational standard quality performance as well as instances of innovativeness. Current studies on TQM try to establish the Strategy into Action. Boston Mass: Harvard Business School Press 2000. Kessler Eric H. Encyclopedia of Management Theory. Thousand Oaks California: SAGE Publications Inc 2013. Khamsi Khurram. “Introduction and Implementation of Total Quality Management (TQM).” ISixSigma: Six Sigma Resources for Six Sigma Quality. Accessed November 22 2017. www.isixsigma.com Pearson Total quality management. 2011. Delhi Morfaw John Ngosong. Total Quality Management (TQM): A Model for the Sustainability of Projects and Programs in Africa. Lanham [Md.]: University Press of America 2009. Mukherjee P.N. Total Quality Management. New Delhi: Prentice-Hall of India 2006. Pike John and Richard Barnes. TQM in Action: A Practical Approach to Continuous Performance Improvement. London: Chapman & Hall 1996. Sandole Dennis J. D. Conflict Resolution Theory and Practice: Integration and Application. Manchester [u.a.]: Manchester Univ. Press 1993. Slack Nigel Stuart Chambers and Robert Johnston. Operations Management. Harlow: FT Prentice Hall 2007. Wilkinson Adrian. Managing with Total Quality Management: Theory and Practice. New York: Palgrave Macmillan 1998. <https://link.springer.com/openurl?genre=book&isbn=978-0-333-62007-6>.
The Essay title: Critically evaluate the extent to which total quality management (TQM) can be used to improve the effectiveness of an organisation? The Essay has to be 3000 words, and TQM is in a contest of Organisational effectiveness (OE). OE theory (Goal attainment model, systems model, strategic constituency model, competing values model and balanced scorecard model) must be included and critically evaluated in the assignment. Please note that essay is not just only on TQM.
Students are expected to carry out a significant literature review and both to critically evaluate and synthesise it as they see fit. The assignment should be word processed and structured in essay format (Introduction; Main Body; and Conclusion). The assignment should include at least ten peer-reviewed academic journal articles.
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