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The Quest for Competitiveness free pdf This volume examines the experiences of well-managed firms that attempt to improve quality, productivity, innovation, technology, and human resources. The editors have brought together papers by the best known authorities on effective policies and practical guidelines for enhancing productivity and quality, combining them with those by leaders of America's high performance companies that describe their actual experiences with productivity and quality. The resulting synthesis of experience and concepts will be of significant value not only to executives and managers attempting to implement productivity-enhancing programs within their own firms but also to business and management programs charged with training America's future corporate leaders. In addition to describing policies and programs, the volume provides a framework for implementation including creating awareness, measuring inputs and outputs, designing and initiating programs, and maintaining follow-up procedures. The contributors also examine public policy changes aimed at encouraging R

About Y.Krishna Shetty

Y. K. SHETTY is Professor of Management at the College of Business at Utah State University and has spent many years engaged in research on the problems of productivity, quality, and innovation at the firm level. He is the author of numerous articles and is the co-editor, with Vernon M. Buehler, of the Quorum book Productivity and Quality Through Science and Technology (1988). VERNON M. BUEHLER is Emeritus Professor of Business Administration and founder and former director of Partner's Program, College of Business, Utah State University. He is the author of many articles that have appeared in such publications as Academy of Management Journal and Management Review and is the co-editor, with Y. K. Shetty, of several books on competition in business. CONTRIBUTORS include Thomas J. Peters, Lester C. Thurow, George M.C. Fisher, John Kendrick, C. Jackson Grayson, W. Edwards Deming, Joseph M. Juran, Philip B. Crosby, Steven C. Wheelwright, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Armand V. Feigenbaum, Wickham Skinner, Martin Starr, John Young, Julie Holtry, Lewis C. Veraldi, William W. Scherkenbach, Ed Finein, Paul A. Allaire, Douglas N. Anderson, Wayne R. Pero, F. Kenneth Iverson, Rodney J. Falgout, Andrew S. Grove, Theodore A. Lowe, Robert A. Cowie, H. Don Ridge, Joseph Collier, Bobby Inman, Arden C. Sims, Richard S. Sabo, John R. Black, Clifford J. Ehrilich, Mark Shepard.

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Author : Y.Krishna Shetty
Publisher : Greenwood Press
Data Published : 30 April 1991
ISBN : 0899305466
EAN : 9780899305462
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 448 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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