Abstracts: September 3rd, 1998

Edgeman R L, Williams J

Quality Progress, (USA), Feb 98 (31/2)
Start page: 78 No of pages: 5

Notes the common emphasis on leadership in the quality management
philosophies of such luminaries as Deming, Juran, and Senge. Proposes a
process of integration of quality management tools and techniques that
could improve the likelihood of choosing a leader able to move an
organization in a defined direction. Discusses recruitment and selection
and focuses on the executive characteristics of leadership. Recommends application of nominal group techniques (NGT) in evaluation of candidates and describes the NGT method.

Subject(s): LEADERSHIP, QUALITY, RECRUITMENT, QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Database: PTA: Personnel & Training Abstracts
Style: Theoretical with worked example. Reference: 27AG245

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