The Project Life Cycle Of The Production Bubble Gum And The Lions Clubs International From Their Private Sectors

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Introduction
“Quality standards pervade all aspects of society, from quality management systems standards for nuclear power stations to technical specifications for manufacturing bubble gum” (Keystone and Accountability, 2006). For NGOs, the story is no different(optic). In general, NGOs are engaged in a wide range of activities, they set up projects to help people in poverty areas. But little attention has so far been given to their organization and management so that the quality of NGOs project could not be guaranteed. As for the quality of the project, it is primarily determined by a series of uncertainties and flexibilities at all stages of project life cycle(Roger Atkinson, L.C., S.W., 2006). Therefore, the central argument of this article is going to find out how these two factors influence the projects and which two quality management reforms could help to promote the NGOs project in the context of a complex environment. In doing this, comparisons will be made with two examples of Nokia and Lions Clubs International from their private sectors.

The Definition of Quality Management in NGOs
Quality (or performance)forms the third corner of time-cost-quality triangle which is the basis of project management(Albert Lester, 2007). It is generally defined as a ‘degree of excellence’. In the context of organizational performance it can be defined as the way in which an organization, through its activities and underlying management systems, succeeds in meeting the needs of…

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