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Ishikawa, Kaoru

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Best known for the Ishikawa (Fishbone) diagram, Dr. Kaoru Ishikawa (1915-1989) was a key leader in the Total Quality Control movement. He called the Japanese approach Company Wide Quality Control (CWQC) and emphasized the involvement of workers as the key to success of a company. Quality Circles were an outgrowth of his work.

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