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Aligning at ISO 9001 requirements - a true challange for Romanian SMEs

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  • Hmelnitchi, Carmen
  • Neamtu, Ion

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Beginning with ’90 years in Romania have been created more and more private enterprises, which today form a consistent sector of so called “small and mid-sized enterprises” (SMEs). Focusing on profit and being in favorable conditions with a high market require, the SMEs not always pay attention at the quality of their delivered products and services. Adhering at European Union, in 2007, brought both the internationalizing of Romanian market, but also the higher constrains regarding quality of delivered products and services. So, it’s easy to understand why the SMEs begin to think at designing and implementing of an efficient quality management system. The issue presents some conclusions of my research achieved (between Oct. 2007 – Feb. 2008) in the frame of 70 Romanian SMEs.

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  • Hmelnitchi, Carmen & Neamtu, Ion, 2009. "Aligning at ISO 9001 requirements - a true challange for Romanian SMEs," MPRA Paper 14374, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 01 Apr 2009.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:14374
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    Keywords

    SME; management; system; quality; standard; challange;

    JEL classification:

    • D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory
    • F00 - International Economics - - General - - - General
    • F0 - International Economics - - General
    • O2 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy
    • F2 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business
    • D60 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - General
    • L15 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Information and Product Quality

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