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Quality – A Global Priority Even In The Context Of The World Economic Crisis

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  • Oana Staiculescu

    (University of Craiova Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)

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In a competitive environment, where the battle for market supremacy is severe, certain companies might face with serious problems due to the current context of the world economic crisis. Because the crisis phenomenon has become a disturbing factor in the progress of bussines activities, providing quality at the required standards is a sine qua non requirement. In time, many companies have tried to come up with cost reduction methods, spending a large amount of resources in order to achieve their strategic goals. For some companies, the cost of quality becomes a variable that must be downsized in order to obtain a more considerable profit. For other companies instead, quality is the key which makes the difference. So, the proper question is: Can quality be a reliable way to overcome the economic crisis? We will have to search for the answer in the present article...

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  • Oana Staiculescu, 2011. "Quality – A Global Priority Even In The Context Of The World Economic Crisis," Annals of University of Craiova - Economic Sciences Series, University of Craiova, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, vol. 3(39), pages 138-143.
  • Handle: RePEc:aio:aucsse:v:3:y:2011:i:39:p:138-143
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    Keywords

    quality; crisis; costs; price; performance;

    JEL classification:

    • M14 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Corporate Culture; Diversity; Social Responsibility
    • M41 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Accounting
    • M54 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Personnel Economics - - - Labor Management

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