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TQM Kitemarks

“Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.”

Vince Lombardi

Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the Deming Prize
  2. Understand the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and the Ramakrishna Bajaj National Quality Award
  3. Discuss the European Quality Award and CII-EXIM Bank Award for Business Excellence
  4. Understand the International Quality Maturity Model
  5. Describe the highlights of Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)

Introduction

Chapter 3 explains the five stages of the TQMEX Model. This model enables the organization to build a strong foundation and create a proactive environment for TQM. This is the right time for the man agement of an organization to consider obtaining ...

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