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Title: Essential quality practices in Indonesian manufacturing SMEs
Authors: Mohd. Nizam, Ab. Rahman, Dr.
Hernadewita
Baba, Md. Deros, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
Ahmad Rasdan, Ismail
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hadeita@yahoo.com
Keywords: 5-S;Indonesia;Total quality environment;TQM
Issue Date: Jun-2009
Publisher: The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia
Citation: The Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia, vol. 71(2), 2009, pages 36-43
Abstract: The importance of quality practices has considerably increased over the last years, on both a practical and theoretical levels. In competitive and global business environment, companies should create a need for managers in manufacturing sector to effectively and continually improve quality, capability and process efficiency. This paper presents the findings from the survey on the current status of fundamental 5-S quality practices and the implementation of total quality management (TQM) in Indonesian SMEs. The aims are to determine whether the essential quality practices such as 5-S quality practices have a significant contribution to the successful TQM implementation and any differences in the implementation of 5-S can be attributed mainly to the maturity of the 5-S programme. This paper outlines the results of the 5-S survey conducted among 36 Indonesian manufacturing SMEs with a total of 78 per cent are applying 5-S in their environment. The main finding from the study proved that 5-S activities provide an essential total quality environment.
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URI: http://www.myiem.org.my/content/iem_journal_2009-180.aspx
http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/13741
ISSN: 0126-513X
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