Instructions
In your paper,

Define total quality management (TQM).
Break down the acronym TQM, and explain each of its three components and how the TQM process works.
Explain each of the eight basic principles in the TQM Process.
Outline the benefits of TQM.
Select one standard TQM tool, in addition to the control chart, from the webpage, and explain the purpose and benefits of both the chart and the tool.
The Total Quality Management Process paper

Must be two to four double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA Style
Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic Voice (Links to an external site.) resource for additional guidance.
Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
Must use at least three scholarly sources in addition to the course text. (Evans, J. R., & Lindsay, W. M. (2020). Managing for quality and performance excellence (11th ed.). Cengage Learning.)

The Total Quality Management Process