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There is a perception vs. reality when it comes to quality, so an effective quality improvement strategy must comprehend the differences that exist between the two. Both of these must be recognized, understood and managed in order to move forward.
Accountability, awareness and training are the grounds on which to lay the foundation to proactive functioning. These will reduce the problems to a greater extent, but in order to eliminate them, organizations need to have continuous improvement programs and incentives to be placed on the identification and implementation of them.