If you have not done so, you owe it to yourself to update your cotton gin and become part of a quality circle
. A group will appreciate what you can add to the discussions, and in turn, what is gained will greatly outweigh any effort you put into it.
June, (1982), "How To Avoid Quality Circle
Failure in Your Company", Training & Development Journal, 36(6): 54-59.
The Quality Circle
meetings, though useful, were limited in their effectiveness as the teachers were only able to get together for one half day meeting a term.
In contrast, Quality Circle
, Committee System, and Steering Committee, despite a number of significant correlations, have few statistically significant associations in the initial (col.
The earlier part of the investigation, which consisted mainly of a literature survey, revealed that quality circle
programmes are the best means of obtaining and utilizing human knowledge, which is possessed by all levels of a manufacturing firm, for continuous quality improvement[14-21].
Jr, "Employee participation in a quality circle
program: impact on quality of work life, productivity, and absenteeism", Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol.
Regular Quality Circle
meetings takes place and the results are very encouraging.
Initially the very potency of the symbol of the circle seemed to suffice, with the quality circle
becoming a ready export along with motor cars and electrical goods.
Companies can use quality circle
meetings to obtain detailed knowledge of employees' union sentiments and to manipuIate group processes to intimidate and isolate union supporters during organizing drives (Grenier, 1988).
This includes a list of reasons why the quality circle
chose this problem, a Pareto diagram (which shows key factors contributing to the problem), and specific goals for the team's activities.
Each major division within a department should establish a quality circle
(QC) of line employees.
This idea evolved from Irwin's Quality Circle
Program called CAPS (Caring about Problem Solving), Klooster explained.