Write a research paper comparing and contrasting the philosophies of these three “management gurus.”
Instructions: The concept of “pride and joy” in one’s work-and its impact on quality-is a founding principle of the philosophy of W. Edwards Deming. Deming, along with Joseph M. Juran and Philip B. Cosby, are regarded as the founding fathers of the total quality management (TQM) movement (see Chapter 2). This week you are to write a research paper comparing and contrasting the philosophies of these three “management gurus.” From among the three (3) philosophies, which approach would you recommend to top management, and why? Explain your rationale and support your choices through outside peer-reviewed research..
Please support your ideas, arguments, and opinions with independent research, and include at least three (3) supporting references or sources (NOT Wikipedia, unknown, or anonymous sources), format your work in proper APA format, include a cover page, and a minimum of 2 FULL pages of written content; double space all work, include a reference page, and cite all listed references properly in text in accordance with the 6th edition of the APA manual, chapters 6 & 7. You are encouraged to take advantage of InfoTrac, which can be found under Lessons, 1.2 Course Materials. Please note that InfoTrac supports the formatting of APA citations
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