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Teamwork and Motivation

Imagine that you are the owner of a small manufacturing company. Your company manufactures a commodity, widget. Your widget is a clone of a nationally known widget. Your company's widget, WooWoo, is less expensive and more readily available than the nationally know brand. Presently, the sales are high; however, there are many defects, which increase your costs and delays delivery. Your company has fifty employees in the following departments: sales, assembly, technology, and administration.

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Imagine that you are the owner of a small manufacturing company. Your company manufactures a commodity, widget. Your widget is a clone of a nationally known widget. Your company's widget, WooWoo, is less expensive and more readily available than the nationally know brand. Presently, the sales are high; however, there are many defects, which increase your costs and delays delivery. Your company has fifty (50 employees in the following departments: sales, assembly, technology, and administration.
In order to continue the high level of sales, the company will need to correct the defect issue by implementing a quality improvement program and profit sharing program. The two programs will focus the employees on the importance of teamwork and satisfaction of a job well done via motivation. The quality improvement program will reduce the number of defects and increase customer satisfaction. The profit sharing program will motivate employees through additional money that will be tied to the productivity, the number of defects and reducing costs.
The quality improvement program will be ...

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