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Les normes de qualité dans les services professionnels: une lecture des pratiques à travers la théorie des conventions

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  • Henri Isaac


    (Université Paris IX Dauphine)

The aim of this paper is to discuss the theoretical framework of quality management. We propose a conceptual model based on the convention theory. This framework enables to understand the quality as a social construct, but also the reasons why quality is managed by institutions. In this perspective, we demonstrate that the codes of deontology may be interpreted as a manifestation of a quality convention.

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Volume (Year): 1 (1998)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 89-112

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Handle: RePEc:dij:revfcs:v:1:y:1998:i:q2:p:89-112
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  1. François Eymard-Duvernay, 1989. "Conventions de qualité et formes de coordination," Revue Économique, Programme National Persée, vol. 40(2), pages 329-360.
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  4. Pierre-Yves Gomez, 1995. "Des règles du jeu pour une modélisation conventionnaliste," Revue Française d'Économie, Programme National Persée, vol. 10(3), pages 137-171.
  5. Mills, Peter K., 1990. "On the quality of services in encounters: An agency perspective," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 20(1), pages 31-41, January.
  6. Hensel, James S., 1990. "Service quality improvement and control: A customer-based approach," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 20(1), pages 43-54, January.
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