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1. Define Total Quality?
TQM is an enhancement to the traditional way of doing business. It is the art of
managing the whole to achieve excellence. It is defined both a philosophy and a set of guiding
principles that represent the foundation of a continuously improving organization. It is the
application of quantitative methods and human resources to improve all the processes within an
organization and exceed customer needs now and in the future. It integrates fundamental
management techniques, existing improvement efforts, and technical tools under a disciplined