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A Study Of Manufacturing Competitive Capabilities (...)


  • Luis Eduardo Solís

    (Instituto de Empresa)


(WP07/02 Clave pdf) One important reason behind total quality management implementation failure has been attributed to the poor understanding of the interdependence between quality management practices and competitive capabilities. Despite, ample literature on total quality management (TQM) techniques, no comprehensive and systematic examination of TQM relating to manufacturing competitive capabilities has been conducted. The purpose of this study is to empirically assess the relationship between quality management practices and competitive capabilities. Data collected from 300 manufacturing companies were used to test the hypothesized relationships using structural equation modeling.

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  • Luis Eduardo Solís, 2002. "A Study Of Manufacturing Competitive Capabilities (...)," Working Papers Economia wp02-07, Instituto de Empresa, Area of Economic Environment.
  • Handle: RePEc:emp:wpaper:wp02-07

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