Quality Management Implementation in Higher Education: Practices, Models, and Case Studies

Quality Management Implementation in Higher Education: Practices, Models, and Case Studies

Michael Sony (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia), Kochu Therisa Karingada (Dhempe College of Arts and Science, India) and Neeta Baporikar (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia & University of Pune, India)
Release Date: August, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 462|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9829-9
ISBN13: 9781522598299|ISBN10: 1522598294|EISBN13: 9781522598312|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781522598305
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Description

Although initially utilized in business and industrial environments, quality management systems can be adapted into higher education to assess and improve an institution’s standards. These strategies are now playing a vital role in educational areas such as teaching, learning, and institutional-level practices. However, quality management tools and models must be adapted to fit with the culture of higher education.

Quality Management Implementation in Higher Education: Practices, Models, and Case Studies is a pivotal reference source that explores the challenges and solutions of designing quality management models in the current educational culture. Featuring research on topics such as Lean Six Sigma, distance education, and student supervision, this book is ideally designed for school board members, administrators, deans, policymakers, stakeholders, professors, graduate students, education professionals, and researchers seeking current research on the applications and success factors of quality management systems in various facets of higher education.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Academic Leadership
  • Benchmarking
  • Competitiveness
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Distance Education
  • Educational Innovation
  • Faculty Involvement
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Quality Control
  • Rating Assessment
  • Student Supervision

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