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Does HRM+TQM=job involvement? Analyzing strategies in the Malaysian semiconductor industry

Does HRM+TQM=job involvement? Analyzing strategies in the Malaysian semiconductor industry Purpose – Reviews the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoints practical implications from cutting‐edge research and case studies. Design/methodology/approach – This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context. Findings – The development and increased sophistication of management practices in the so‐called “Tiger Economies” have led to a slew of fascinating academic studies into what makes industrialized companies tick in South‐East Asia. Areas such as Six Sigma and Balanced Scorecard have found many new converts along with some degree of success in these countries, producing varying results to those based in the USA and Western Europe. This is especially important due to the scale of outsourcing of manufacturing by the West in these countries. Practical implications – Provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world's leading organizations. Originality/value – The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy‐to‐digest format. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Human Resource Management International Digest Emerald Publishing

Does HRM+TQM=job involvement? Analyzing strategies in the Malaysian semiconductor industry

Human Resource Management International Digest , Volume 16 (3): 3 – Apr 25, 2008

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0967-0734
DOI
10.1108/09670730810869475
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Abstract

Purpose – Reviews the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoints practical implications from cutting‐edge research and case studies. Design/methodology/approach – This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context. Findings – The development and increased sophistication of management practices in the so‐called “Tiger Economies” have led to a slew of fascinating academic studies into what makes industrialized companies tick in South‐East Asia. Areas such as Six Sigma and Balanced Scorecard have found many new converts along with some degree of success in these countries, producing varying results to those based in the USA and Western Europe. This is especially important due to the scale of outsourcing of manufacturing by the West in these countries. Practical implications – Provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world's leading organizations. Originality/value – The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy‐to‐digest format.

Journal

Human Resource Management International DigestEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 25, 2008

Keywords: Human resource management; Total quality management; Employee involvement; Malaysia

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