By JOE GORES
Reviewed by DAVID GATES
Reviewed by DAVID GATES
In this Dashiell Hammett spinoff, Joe Gores fills in the back stories of characters from “The Maltese Falcon.”
Title: Strategic management spin-offs of the Deming approach
Author(s): Janet C. Vinzant, Douglas H. Vinzant
Journal: Journal of Management HistoryYear: 1999 Volume: 5 Issue: 8 Page: 516 - 531
Many scholars have documented the importance of Deming’s legacy in the development of what is now commonly known as total quality management (TQM). Less often considered, however, is how Deming’s teachings have influenced other approaches to management. This article examines how Deming’s work has influenced the field of strategic management. It describes the history of strategic and quality management and highlights specific areas where Deming’s contributions have influenced and strengthened strategic management. It concludes with some comments about how Deming’s approach can be used to help organizations achieve both quality and strategic advantage.
Keywords: Deming, Strategic management
Article Type: Research Paper
bonuses clawback (AIG case)
All of Circuit City's stores will close for good by Sunday, powering down what once was the nation's second-largest consumer electronics retailer.
Senator Christopher J. Dodd of Connecticut said "every possible legal means" should be used to claw back the money. But compensation experts told Eric Dash and Vikas Bajaj of The New York Times is that most, if not all, of the money that the banks have paid out is probably gone for good.
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1. Previously given monies or benefits that are taken back due to specially arising circumstances.
2. A retraction of stock prices or of the market in general.
Also, for good and all. Permanently, forever. For example, I'm moving to Europe for good. [1500s] Also see for keeps.
for the common good
If something is done for the common good it is done to help everyone.
- The experiences of a character or the circumstances of an event that occur before the action or narrative of a literary, cinematic, or dramatic work: At rehearsal, the actors developed backstories for their characters.
- A prequel.
to produce a useful and unexpected result in addition to the intended result:
The American space program has spun off new commercial technologies.
Every new job that is created spins off three or four more in related fields.
spin-off Show phonetics
1 a product that develops from another more important product:
The research has had spin-offs in the development of medical equipment.
2 a programme or other show involving characters from a previous programme or film:
The stage show is a spin-off from a television programme.