Quality in industry and education: finding common ground

Desmond Hickie (Principal Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK)
Martin Sawkins (Formerly at Rover Body and Pressings Division of Rover Group plc, Swindon, UK)

Quality Assurance in Education

ISSN: 0968-4883

Publication date: 1 December 1996


Explores a range of educational, managerial and quality issues associated with the running of in‐company, postgraduate management courses. Describes a postgraduate programme in total quality leadership developed for a major motor manufacturer and leading to awards accredited by a university. Focuses particularly on the conditions necessary for the educational and industrial partners to come together successfully to develop such a joint programme.



Hickie, D. and Sawkins, M. (1996), "Quality in industry and education: finding common ground", Quality Assurance in Education, Vol. 4 No. 4, pp. 4-8. https://doi.org/10.1108/09684889610146136

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