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Quality tools and techniques: Are they necessary for quality management?


  • Tari, Juan Jose
  • Sabater, Vicente


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  • Tari, Juan Jose & Sabater, Vicente, 2004. "Quality tools and techniques: Are they necessary for quality management?," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 92(3), pages 267-280, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:proeco:v:92:y:2004:i:3:p:267-280

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    1. Wu, Sarah Jinhui & Zhang, Dongli, 2013. "Analyzing the effectiveness of quality management practices in China," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 144(1), pages 281-289.
    2. Vanajah Siva, 2012. "Improvement in Product Development: Use of back-end data to support upstream efforts of Robust Design Methodology," Quality Innovation Prosperity, Technical University of Košice, Department of integrated management, vol. 16(2).
    3. Bayo-Moriones, Alberto & Merino-Díaz-de-Cerio, Javier & Antonio Escamilla-de-León, Sergio & Mary Selvam, Rejina, 2011. "The impact of ISO 9000 and EFQM on the use of flexible work practices," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 130(1), pages 33-42, March.
    4. Mackelprang, Alan W. & Jayaram, Jayanth & Xu, Kefeng, 2012. "The influence of types of training on service system performance in mass service and service shop operations," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 138(1), pages 183-194.
    5. Harrington, Donna Ramirez & Khanna, Madhu & Deltas, George, 2005. "Why Do Firms Strive to Be Green? Explaining the Adoption of Total Quality Environmental Management," Working Papers 34125, University of Guelph, Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics.
    6. Rana Basu & Prabha Bhola, 2015. "Exploring Quality Management Practices and Its Pattern Analysis in Indian Service SMEs," Journal of Enterprising Culture (JEC), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 23(02), pages 199-235, June.
    7. Manjeet Kharub & Rajiv Kumar Sharma, 2016. "Investigating the role of CSF’s for successful implementation of quality management practices in MSMEs," International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management, Springer;The Society for Reliability, Engineering Quality and Operations Management (SREQOM),India, and Division of Operation and Maintenance, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden, vol. 7(1), pages 247-273, December.
    8. Juan Tarí & Iñaki Heras-Saizarbitoria & Gavin Dick, 2014. "Internal and external drivers for quality certification in the service industry: Do they have different impacts on success?," Service Business, Springer;Pan-Pacific Business Association, vol. 8(2), pages 337-354, June.

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