Measuring Quality: The New Zealand Experience
Abstract:The context for a more fundamental examination of quality measurement processes in New Zealand came with the introduction of the Resource Management Act in 1991. Commentators widely agree that despite its great potential, the system is so far failing to deliver, and that the lack of quality measurement is one of the key problems.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2003-12-01
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