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Expanding the Concept of Quality Management to Global Supply Chains

Expanding the Concept of Quality Management to Global Supply Chains In the light of globalisation and the international division of labour, the article will stress the importance of a new conception of quality management, focusing more on the social and environmental apsects of quality in global supply chains with a particular emphasis on suppliers’ perspectives. The increasing focus on corporate social responsibility, business ethics, corporate citizenship, sustainable development etc. indicates that managers have failed to see social and environmental aspects of the production as an integrated part of quality. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Journal on Quality Emerald Publishing

Expanding the Concept of Quality Management to Global Supply Chains

Asian Journal on Quality , Volume 6 (1): 11 – Apr 17, 2005

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2005 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1598-2688
DOI
10.1108/15982688200500008
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Abstract

In the light of globalisation and the international division of labour, the article will stress the importance of a new conception of quality management, focusing more on the social and environmental apsects of quality in global supply chains with a particular emphasis on suppliers’ perspectives. The increasing focus on corporate social responsibility, business ethics, corporate citizenship, sustainable development etc. indicates that managers have failed to see social and environmental aspects of the production as an integrated part of quality.

Journal

Asian Journal on QualityEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 17, 2005

Keywords: Corporate social responsibility (CSR); Supply chain management (SCM); Quality management (QA); Suppliers; Globalisation

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