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Quality and work organisation in Portuguese industry

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  • Pereira, Zulema
  • Moniz, António
  • Kovács, Ilona

Abstract

The present communication analyses the relationships between work organisation and quality systems. The analysis is based on results from a study funded by the "Specific Programme for the Development of Portuguese Industry" (PEDIP). The main issues which have been currently associated with work organisation and quality control in the Portuguese industry are characterized. Critical features related to the implementation of quality systems and new methods of work organisation for industrial development are also discussed. A few recommendations are given in order to promote appropriate methods of work organisation for quality improvement within Portuguese industry.

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  • Pereira, Zulema & Moniz, António & Kovács, Ilona, 1994. "Quality and work organisation in Portuguese industry," MPRA Paper 7412, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Aug 1994.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:7412
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    1. Moniz, António, 1989. "MODERNIZAÇÃO DA INDÚSTRIA PORTUGUESA: Análise de um inquérito sociológico
      [Modernization of Portuguese Industry: Analysis of a sociological survey]
      ," MPRA Paper 6968, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Sep 1989.
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    1. Pereira, Zulema & Kovács, Ilona & Moniz, António, 1994. "Quality and work organization with advanced automation in Portugal," MPRA Paper 7567, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Apr 1994.

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    Keywords

    quality; work organisation; Industry; Portugal; quality control;

    JEL classification:

    • L23 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Organization of Production
    • L15 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Information and Product Quality

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