Document Type

Closed Project

Publication Date

Summer 1992

Instructor

Hulya Yazici

Course Title

Engineering Management Synthesis

Course Number

EMGT 560

Abstract

The strengths and weaknesses of Total Quality Management (TQM), Self-Directed Teams (SDT), Proactive Management (PM), and Management by Objective (MBO) were compared. Personal interviews were conducted with ten project managers in local high-tech companies. The pairwise comparison method showed that TQM is the best technique for the U.S. high-tech companies to gain competitive advantage. The recommendations include the need for top management support and involvement with the implementation of TQM.

Description

This project is only available to students, staff, and faculty of Portland State University.

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/22622

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