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How Faculty Define Quality, Prestige, and Impact of Academic Journals
How Faculty Define Quality, Prestige, and Impact of Academic Journals

Despite the calls for change, there is significant consensus that when it comes to evaluating publications, review, promotion, and tenure processes should aim to reward research that is of high "quality," is published in "prestigious" journals, and h…

Standards of Quality and Statistics
Standards of Quality and Statistics

Learning Objectives Define quality and grade. Define and explain how statistics are used in quality control. Estimate the likelihood of samples falling within one, two, or three standard deviations of the mean given a normal distribution cau…

Development of Quality as a Competitive Advantage
Development of Quality as a Competitive Advantage

Learning Objectives Describe the historical events and forces that led up to today’s emphasis on quality as a competitive requirement. Describe quality awards in Japan and the United States. Describe quality programs and standards such…

Relevance of Quality Programs to Project Quality
Relevance of Quality Programs to Project Quality

Learning Objectives Identify the similarities between process quality management and project quality management. Identify the differences between process quality management and project quality management. Process vs. Project Quality Man…

Planning and Controlling Project Quality
Planning and Controlling Project Quality

Learning Objectives Define statistical measurement terminology. Identify sources of information for the planning process. Identify and describe the techniques for controlling project quality. Describe the results of planning and controlling…

Introduction to the Project Management Knowledge Areas
Introduction to the Project Management Knowledge Areas

LEARNING OBJECTIVES Identify the tasks performed in a project start-up. Describe the areas of project management knowledge as defined by the Project Management Institute. Project Start-up and Integration During project start-up, the pro…