Total quality control in an Asian division of a multinational corporation

Amrik S. Sohal, Geok-Seng Tay, Andrew Wirth

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During the 1980s many organisations around the world adopted the total quality control concept, and many successes and failures have been reported. The process of TQC implementation in a South East Asian division of a multinational corporation producing electronic components, the evaluation programme and the results achieved, are described. The need to develop TQC as an integral part of the organisational corporate culture is discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)60-74
Number of pages15
JournalInternational Journal of Quality & Reliability Management
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1989
Externally publishedYes


  • multinationals
  • quality control
  • TQM

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