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A STUDY OF QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IN U.K. MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY: SOME RESEARCH FINDINGS

Management Research News

ISSN: 0140-9174

Article publication date: 1 January 1991

Abstract

The UMIST Quality Management Centre is involved in four main activities: (i) research into Total Quality Management, (ii) the operation of a TQM Multi‐Company Teaching Programme involving eight industrial collaborators at any one time, (iii) the Centre houses the Ford Motor Company Regional Training Centre for training suppliers in total quality excellence and statistical process control, and (iv) TQM consultancy, including the Q‐Share initiative. This latter activity is carried out by Q‐MAS Ltd. (a campus based company in which UMIST has a significant shareholding).

Citation

Lascelles, D.M. and Dale, B.G. (1991), "A STUDY OF QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IN U.K. MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY: SOME RESEARCH FINDINGS", Management Research News, Vol. 14 No. 1/2, pp. 45-53. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb028120

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