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Iowa State University

Engineering Education

1994

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Assessing Quality And Productivity In Selected Printing Organizations In Iowa Using The Malcolm Baldrige Quality Framework , Eugenio Anthony Lord Jan 1994

Assessing Quality And Productivity In Selected Printing Organizations In Iowa Using The Malcolm Baldrige Quality Framework , Eugenio Anthony Lord

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The problem addressed by this study was to investigate differences in the status of quality and productivity practices as perceived by upper management, middle management and workers in printing organizations with varying lengths of quality implementation. A review of literature revealed that printing organizations have not so far used the Malcolm Baldrige quality framework to assess the effectiveness of quality and productivity practices. The purpose of the study was to compare the perceptions of upper management, middle management and workers in printing organizations with varying lengths of quality implementation toward the seven criteria as defined in the Malcolm Baldrige quality ...


A Comparison Of Secondary And Postsecondary School Teachers' And Administrators' Attitudes Toward Tech-Prep Programs , Liang-Chih Huang Jan 1994

A Comparison Of Secondary And Postsecondary School Teachers' And Administrators' Attitudes Toward Tech-Prep Programs , Liang-Chih Huang

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The tech-prep program is a educational initiative to improve the quality of instruction and employment potential of students. It also represents a trend in educational reform with strategies for articulation and integration between secondary and postsecondary schools or from school to the workplace. The purpose of this study was to compare and obtain a better understanding of attitudes toward tech-prep programs between secondary and postsecondary school tech-prep teachers and administrators. The relationship among the curriculum and the administration of tech-prep programs and several demographic variables: educational level; years of teaching/administrative experience; and the number of in-service training activities attended ...