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Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management — Medicine and Health.

A strategy utilized to develop and maintain nursing standards. It relies heavily on enthusiastic representatives from all disciplines participating in the process of standard development,...

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quality circle

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 61 words.

Syn: quality control circle. A small, voluntary group of individuals who work together as a unit, consider together the

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quality circle

Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management — Medicine and Health.

A strategy utilized to develop and maintain nursing standards. It relies heavily on enthusiastic representatives from all disciplines participating in the process of standard development,...

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quality circles

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 83 words.

A technique that brings together members of a workforce to solve problems and to put forward ideas for improving a

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quality circles

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 83 words.

A technique that brings together members of a workforce to solve problems and to put forward ideas for improving a process or product. It aims to develop employee participation and process...

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quality circles

Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

P ublished online June 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 102 words.

Originally a concept devised in the 1950s, the idea underwent a revival in the 1980s with the emergence of TQM.

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quality circles

Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 98 words.

Originally a concept devised in the 1950s, the idea underwent a revival in the 1980s with the emergence of TQM.

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quality circle

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 60 words.

A small, voluntary group of individuals who work together as a unit, consider together the problems they encounter in their

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Quality circle

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 58 words.

A group of employers who meet to discuss ways of improving production, resolving problems and so on, within their organization,

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A Sign of Quality: Bouhours and the Polite Circle

Richard Scholar.

in The Je-Ne-Sais-Quoi in Early Modern Europe

September 2005; p ublished online September 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 17558 words.

This chapter examines uses of the je-ne-sais-quoi in polite literature, particularly Bouhours and his contemporary the Chevalier de Méré, to refer to an imperceptible sign of social quality...

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Perceived effectiveness of diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines in primary care quality circles

Berndt D. Tausch and Martin C. Härter.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

June 2001; p ublished online June 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Objective. The main objectives of this study were to implement quality circle programs among general practitioners and to evaluate this quality management tool as a way to...

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A quasi-experimental study on a quality circle program in a Taiwanese hospital

LI-CHUAN LEE, KE-PING YANG and TAI-YING CHEN.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Objective. To explore the impact of quality circles on job satisfaction, absenteeism, and turnover among hospital nurses in Taiwan. Design. A quasi-experimental research...

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Quality circles in ambulatory care: state of development and future perspective in Germany

Ferdinand M. Gerlach, Martin Beyer and Angelika Römer.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

February 1998; p ublished online February 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

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Objective. To survey the quantitative development of quality circles (peer review groups; QC) and their moderators in ambulatory care...

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quality circle n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 39 words.

a strategy utilized to develop and maintain nursing standards. It relies heavily on enthusiastic representatives from all disciplines participating in

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quality circle n.

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 39 words.

a strategy utilized to develop and maintain nursing standards. It relies heavily on enthusiastic representatives from all disciplines participating in

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quality circle n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 39 words.

a strategy utilized to develop and maintain nursing standards. It relies heavily on enthusiastic representatives from all disciplines participating in the process of standard development,...

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The development of quality circles/peer review groups as a method of quality improvement in Europe.

M Beyer, FM Gerlach, U Flies, R Grol, Z Król, A Munck, F Olesen, M O’Riordan, L Seuntjens and J Szecsenyi.

in Family Practice

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Care. 5848 words.

Background. Peer review groups (PRGs) and quality circles (QCs) commenced in The Netherlands and have grown to become an important method of quality improvement in primary care...

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The Diffusion and Domestication of Managerial Innovations: The Spread of Scientific Management, Quality Circles, and TQM between the United States and Japan

David Strang and Young-Mi Kim.

in The Oxford Handbook of Work and Organization

May 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business History; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 8988 words.

This article discusses the flow of management practices between two countries — the United States and Japan. Much research has sought to link explicitly or contrast implicitly these two...

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ISQUA17-2648APPLICATION OF QUALITY CONTROL CIRCLE METHOD IN IMPROVING SUSTAINED QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ACTIVITIES

Y Ye, X Gao, N Wei and Z Chen.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

September 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 528 words.

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ISQUA16-2082INTERGRATION OF QUALITY CONTROL CIRCLE AND PHS WIN-WIN CONCEPT TO PROMOTE THE MEDICAL QUALITY OF HEMATOPOIETIC MALIGNANCIES

Q.-L. Jiang, W.-Y. Li, H.-S. Wu and P.-L. Hu.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 518 words.

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ISQUA17-2743APPLICATION OF QUALITY CONTROL CIRCLE TO DEVELOP AND APPLY A NEW POSTOPERATIVE FLAP OBSERVATION STANDARD

L Peng, A He, J Tang and Y Li.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

September 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 332 words.

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