Accession Number:

ADA231625

Title:

Proceedings of National Symposium on the Role of Academia in National Competitiveness and Total Quality Management (1st) Held in Morgantown, West Virginia on 18-20 July 1990

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT COLL FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-07-20

Pagination or Media Count:

276.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the First National Symposium on the Role of Academia in National Competitiveness and Total Quality Management was to examine academias role in the education of future managers and engineers in TQM philosophy and to establish a national network of individuals from industry, academia and government, interested in the promotion and adoption of TQM principals. The book includes speeches by prominent leaders from industry, academia and government that provide a national perspective on the symposium topic. Significant time was spent in team discussions. The presentations and discussions focused on teaching and practice of TQM. This book of proceedings documents symposium activities. It is divided into six sections I -- Executive Summary II -- Correspondence III -- Speakers, IV -- Panels V -- Team Reports VI -- Appendix. The table of contents provides details of each section. The proceedings include letters from Vice President J. Danforth Quayle and Senator Robert C. Byrd.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE