Teams, Traits and Tasks [QT]3 for Total Quality
‘Teams, Traits And Tasks [QT3] For Total Quality’, Quality World, Vol V, April 2007
14 Pages Posted: 19 Apr 2015
Date Written: April 17, 2015
Team as an acronym is defined as “Together Each One Achieves More”. The individual’s success is evidently an aftermath of a synergistic contribution of more number of participants. The criticality of being in sync (synergistic) is however vital, as until the tasks are pursued towards the same objective in a path which compliments that of the other’s, results can’t be materialized. It is thus a subject of people’s traits such that they align their individual tasks to individual’s objectives, but should remain in sync. so as to maximize the value addition. It is evident that Values must be rightly valued, and only those teams can add value that value the values of teams while valuing their tasks.
The phenomenon of alignment is accented through W Edward Deming’s paradigm of the system. The onus of design and implementation however lies on the top management as Deming professed. Developing right People and using them Rightly is the responsibility they should both strategically and tactically exercise. This paper in addition to exploring traits counts some inconsequential elements which must be abstained. Termed by anti-values, the most dreadful traits of business-systems are reported.
Keywords: W Edward Deming, Cyclic Improvement of Quality, System, Culture, Values, Anti-Values
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