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Today’s growing concern in environment awareness forces manufacturers to strive for implementing competitive strategies in environmental management. With the introduction of ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) standard in 1996, many manufacturing companies are facing a decision...
Presents a complete and comprehensive review of the literature concerning the relationship between information technologies (IT) and total quality management (TQM) and examines the key issues. The examination is made against a number of dimensions of TQM including customer and supplier...
To assess and improve the reliability of computerized numerical control (CNC) lathes, it is essential to collect field failure information throughout the products’ life and perform analysis on these data. This paper describes the collection of field failure data, codification of data and...
Describes the process and outcomes of operationalizing the 14 dimensions underlying the SPC implementation/practice construct. Employs a standard procedure to create a measurement instrument comprising 14 measurement scales, with the number of constituent measurement items ranging from one to...
Examines the trade‐off between system redundancy and acceptance sampling as alternative means to improve system reliability. We assume that components of the system follow an exponential failure law and investigate expected times to failure of systems of various levels of component redundancy...
The research proposes a theory that organizational design mediates completely the effect of context on quality management. The results show that the greater the level of the organizational design variables (formalization, technocratic specialization, and strategic decentralization), the greater...
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