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quality

an ill-defined term which normally refers to high standards. It is however a matter of judgement and one person's views of high standards may not fit another. It is closely associated with business approaches such as quality control quality assurance total quality management and quality improvement and so prone to the many problems inherent in importing private sector models to the public sector.