total quality management

noun

an approach to the management of an organization that integrates the needs of customers with a deep understanding of the technical details, costs, and human-resource relationships of the organizationAbbreviation: TQM

Nearby words

  1. total impulse,
  2. total joint arthroplasty,
  3. total lung capacity,
  4. total ophthalmoplegia,
  5. total parenteral nutrition,
  6. total recall,
  7. total reflection,
  8. total serialism,
  9. total transfusion,
  10. totalism

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