The Evolution of Quality at Xerox
Read the case study found in your textbook on page 31, “The Evolution of Quality at Xerox”
Summarize the case study. Why did Xerox face a crisis? Analyze their Performance Excellence Process and please explain.
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Write between 700 – 1,000 words using Microsoft Word in APA style, see example below. Use font size 12 and 1” margins. Include cover page and reference page. At least 80% of your paper must be original content/writing. No more than 20% of your content/information may come from references. Use at least three references from outside the course material, one reference must be from EBSCOhost. Text book, lectures, and other materials in the course may be used, but are not counted toward the three reference requirement. Cite all reference material (data, dates, graphs, quotes, paraphrased words, values, etc.) in the paper and list on a reference page in APA style. References must come from sources such as, scholarly journals found in EBSCOhost, CNN, online newspapers such as, The Wall Street Journal, government websites, etc. Sources such as, Wikis, Yahoo Answers, eHow, blogs, etc. are not acceptable for academic writing.
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Grading Criteria Assignments Maximum Points Meets or exceeds established assignment criteria 20 Demonstrates an understanding of lesson concepts 30 Clearly presents well-reasoned ideas and concepts 30 Uses proper mechanics, punctuation, sentence structure, spelling and APA formatting 20 Total 100