An Evaluation of Quality Improvement Project Selection Alternatives

Article

Draman, Rexford H.; Chakravorty, Satya S.   (2000, ASQ)   St. Edwards University, Austin, TX; Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

Quality Management Journal    Vol. 7    No. 1
QICID: 13914    January 2000    pp. 58-73
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Article Abstract

[This abstract is based on the authors' abstract. A longer abstract is available on the journal's website]

QI (quality improvement) project selection based on the theory of constraints (TOC) is introduced. The selection process is compared with other traditional selection processes. Findings indicate that the TOC-based QI project selection process produces the best results.

Keywords

Total Quality Management (TQM),Quality improvement (QI),Project management,Goldratt's Theory of Constraints (TOC)


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