Quality Award Analysis

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Name: Institution: Topic: Comparison of Deming prize, Australian quality award, Canadian quality award and Singapore quality award Abstract Quality system is very vital in ensuring continuity of business organizations across the world and different groups follow the principles of quality management in service delivery, design and fabrication of many products. As recognition of the efforts different organizations have put on ensuring quality in their service provision to the customers, there are many quality award organizations existing in different regions and countries. The examples to consider are the Deming prize, Australian Quality Award, Canadian Quality Award and Singapore Quality Award. Because of increase in competitiveness in products…show more content…
These awards and recognition serve to promote quality management systems in organizations and better products design and service provision to the customers as articulated by Mohammad and Mann (2010). The paper focuses on the available data, research and reports on the Deming prize, Australian, Canadian and Singapore Quality Awards. Careful analysis using various methods of research and discussions on the principles of quality management is articulated with emphasis on the fundamental components of the uniqueness and achievement of these programs in the continuous quality improvement in organizations business models (Stading and Vokurka,…show more content…
Later in the year 1993, the Canadian government handed it over to the no-profit Canadian organization-National Quality Institute (Printz, 2010). From the earliest starting point, the Canada Awards for Excellence contrasted from the Deming Prizes in critical ways that in a few regards established the framework of the Baldrige and European Quality Awards. Initially, the Canadian quality award majorly focused more on results as compared to Deming Prize, which formed basis for quality awards such as Baldridge Quality Awards. The Canadian quality awards are based on the seven drivers, which are driver indicators for selection of their nominees (Miguel, 2005). One of the drivers is the leadership, which emphasizes on the quality of leadership in ensuring processes and provision of services and products whatever an organization ventures to. According to Lee (2013), the impact of excellent leadership is vital in determining the satisfaction of customer demands. Another driver entails planning of the organization (Breja,
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