It301 project management i unit 5 comparison of quality philosophies

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Research the philosophies of the leading thinkers behind today’s quality movements and fill in the matrix blanks with your understanding of each person’s philosophy dimension. Then, based on your understanding of the individual philosophical dimensions, build an argument defending one philosophy as compared to the others

Be sure to synthesize your analysis into a conclusion or conclusions and then evaluate your synthesis from the perspective of an independent source outside the ones you used for your synthesis (conclusions).

Comparison of Quality Philosophies
Outcomes addressed in this activity:
Unit Outcomes:
· Apply quality assurance using industry accepted tools and techniques
Course Outcomes:
IT301-1: Select appropriate project management practices, tools and methodologies for a given project.
Assignment Instructions:
DIMENSION
Deming
Juran
Crosby
PMI Quality Definition Conformance to requirements
Quality System
Prevention Performance Standard Zero defects
Quality Measure
Cost of non-conformance Role of Top Management Leadership and participation
Role of the Worker
High level involvement
Research the philosophies of the leading thinkers behind today’s quality movements and fill in the matrix blanks with your understanding of each person’s philosophy dimension. The Project Management Institute’s philosophy dimensions are filled in for you to provide an example.
Then, based on your understanding of the individual philosophical dimensions, build an argument defending one philosophy as compared to the others. You need not include the PMI philosophy in your argument unless you want to draw some similarities as to the basis of standards. Lay out your argument in a focus paper, according to APA formatting, addressing each of the criteria in the grading rubric to ensure you attain the maximum points possible.
Be sure to synthesize your analysis into a conclusion or conclusions and then evaluate your synthesis from the perspective of an independent source outside the ones you used for your synthesis (conclusions). You will be evaluated on your understanding of the individual philosophies, their relative application to industry, your comprehension of their usefulness, your ability to analyze the separate dimension as they relate or not relate to each other, your ability to synthesize your thoughts, to draw your conclusions, and evaluate your conclusions from a different perspective. The minimum length of the assignment is three pages, double-spaced, not including a title page or a reference page. You need to ensure you fully address each and every criterion in the