PART A- 400-600 WORDS APA FORMAT Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400â€“600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:
The CEO has done quite a bit of reading in some of the major quality improvement programs that are available to both the company and to its vendor base. He asked you to describe how a company would go about picking one that would work best for it. He specifically asked the following questions:
- What criteria should be used?
- How would you gather information about each kind of program?
- How you would monitor whether the implementation was a success?
- Why do you think there have been a number of these major quality improvement programs over time; in other words, why hasnâ€™t one been accepted as the ideal one
PART B- 1000-1250 WORDS APA FORMAT
Create an APA style paper, comparing and contrasting any pair from among these formal quality improvement programs: Joseph Juran’s Trilogy program, Edward Deming’s Quality program, Six Sigma, and Philip Crosbyâ€™s Quality is Free book. Your compare and contrast paper should include the following factors:
- The main premise of the program
- Key requirements for successful implementation
- Initial steps to implement it