Quality management practices in Australian industry

Amrik S. Sohal, Liz Ramsay, Danny Samson

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Over the past few years a dramatic shift towards strategic quality management has been witnessed in some of Australia's leading companies. This dramatic shift in perspective has elicited senior management interest and involvement; linked quality with profitability and seen the inclusion of quality in strategic planning. This paper presents the results of an investigation on the quality management practices of a number of Australian companies with a known commitment to quality. It addresses general management practices, human resource issues, quality control practices and quality program evaluation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)283-300
Number of pages18
JournalTotal Quality Management
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1992

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