Majority of researchers from their studies concluded that these standards have improved the quality of education and performance of students.
Large corporations and multinational organization have always created ways of improving quality in order to take over the leading position in the market. For this purpose, strategies of some organizations have become benchmark standards for quality improvement such as Toyota Production System (TPS) crafted the LEAN model whereas Six Sigma model was first implemented by Motorola. The purpose of these models is to utilize the available resources in the best possible manner and produce a final product which excels its competitors in terms of quality. Having observed the importance of these models in business processes, many educational institutes have also came forward with the idea of implementing these models in order to improve the quality of education. In subsequent paragraphs, each model has been compared with educational standards so as to determine their effectiveness in educational organizations.
ISO is known worldwide for the standards which it has developed for maintaining the quality management system in organizations. ISO doesn’t formulate standards for products but for the entire system. By following the standards of ISO, an organization can assure the production of better quality products because it requires having appropriate control over all the stages of procedures including customer needs, manufacturing, procurement of raw material, personnel training and procedure & processes etc.
In every sector, organizations are implementing systems for improving the quality management system. These systems ensure customer satisfaction and boosts productivity. Poksinska, Eklund and Dahlgaard, (2006) have conducted a study in order to find out the implication of ISO 9001:2009 in small ...Show more