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For example, one possible employee response to an announcement of plans to implement quality improvement is "It ain't broke, don't fix it," suggesting a mechanistic view of the organization; the manager's challenge then becomes to substitute in the organizational vocabulary the metaphors that imply a need for movement (perhaps using terms like "journey" or "exploration") or transformation.
Organizations need to realize that continuous quality improvement requires frequent, ad hoc access to data about the processes that may need improvement.
The emphasis on data and the philosophy of continual improvement were popularized in Japan in 1950 by American management pioneer W.
Pay-for-performance incentives that have spurred improvement in childhood immunizations and well-child care visit rates
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An additional 52 percent indicated that this area could use some improvement.
Does your firm have a formal process for soliciting profit improvement ideas from all areas of the company?
The combination of training and technical improvements has led to higher production.
The improvement is made under a lease either by the lessee (or sublessee), or by the lessor, of that portion of the building to be occupied exclusively by the lessee (or sublessee);
If a program improvement school makes adequate academic progress, it does not advance to the next level of federal requirements.
Although Class II improvements (those that require significant technological investment) enhance productivity, the authors find that roughly two-thirds of all improvement opportunities do not require new technology.
Meanwhile, the improvement effort may not have been directed at overall system improvement.

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