Perceptions of community college presidents: total quality management performance measures at their colleges
Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) measures such as Total Quality Management (TQM), Strategic Planning, Six Sigma, and the Balanced Scorecard are often met with skepticism among leaders of higher education. This study attempts to fill a gap in the literature regarding the study of relationships among specific variables, or building blocks, associated with TQM and their use within community colleges. Presidents at public, private, and tribal community colleges from every state and U.S. territory were surveyed to determine their perceptions regarding the presence of TQM performance measures at ...
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