Conduct a web and library search of the term TQM, and obtain a perspective of how different companies in the service or manufacturing sector are applying the term in their respective industries. Examining specific case studies of companies in the service or manufacturing sector may be helpful. After conducting this search, attempt to identify strategic barriers to the successful implementation of total quality management. As you identify these barriers, be sure to ask yourself how the various departments, outside suppliers, or subsystems play a part in implementing TQM. 

This paper should be between 3-6 pages in length with proper APA references and formatting. Again this is a homework of Quality Management for Organizational Excellence Intro to TQM book, 7th edition.