Issues & Challenges of Quality Management faced by MSMEs

Author: Moloy Ghoshal

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 9783656078333

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 29

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Essay from the year 2011 in the subject Business economics - Business Management, Corporate Governance, , language: English, abstract: With the increase in quality consciousness and expectations of the customers around the world, Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs) in India are also trying to keep-up with them by improving the quality of their products. This paper is an assessment of quality practices, issues and challenges of MSMEs of Kanpur, India. The focus of the study is to identify the quality readiness of these MSMEs, their contribution to export, the strategic advantages and disadvantages faced by MSME in export. A study was conducted on export oriented leather, plastics and chemical industries of Uttar-Pradesh (India) which was presented at the end of the paper as a case study so as to understand the current quality management practices of these industries.
E-Business Issues, Challenges and Opportunities for SMEs: Driving Competitiveness

Author: Cruz-Cunha, Maria Manuela

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781616928827

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 490

View: 861

Electronic business plays a central role in the economy, facilitating the exchange of information, goods, services, and payments. It propels productivity and competitiveness and is accessible to all enterprises, and as such, represents an opportunity also for SME competitiveness. E-Business Issues, Challenges and Opportunities for SMEs: Driving Competitiveness discusses the main issues, challenges, opportunities, and solutions related to electronic business adoption, with a special focus on SMEs. Addressing technological, organizational, and legal perspectives in a very comprehensive way, this text aims to disseminate current developments, case studies, new integrated approaches, and practical solutions and applications for SMEs.
Quality Management and Qualification Needs 2

Author: Johannes Köper

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642576447

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 380

View: 980

A research network has examined how quality management is implemented in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe and what the consequences are for the qualification needs of employees. The research has taken place within the framework of the Leonardo da Vinci programme, which is an action programme of the European Commission DG XXII - Education Training and Youth. This book presents conclusions including three parts: "Results" deriving from the sector studies - specialised "Scientific contributions" of network partners - "Action-oriented dialogue" documenting comments of key actors in vocational training from the participating countries. Special objectives are: Support of quality-oriented development of SMEs and their staff; Support of quality-oriented development of vocational education and training; Support of implementation requirements including regional aspects.
Industry 4.0 and Advanced Manufacturing

Author: Amaresh Chakrabarti

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9789811905612

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 478

View: 398

This book presents selected papers from the 2nd International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Advanced Manufacturing held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and includes deliberations from stakeholders in manufacturing and Industry 4.0 on the nature, needs, challenges, opportunities, problems, and solutions in these transformational areas. Special emphasis is placed on exploring avenues for creating a vision of, and enablers for, sustainable, affordable, and human-centric Industry 4.0. The book showcases cutting edge practice, research, and educational innovation in this crucial and rapidly evolving area. This book will be useful to researchers in academia and industry, and will also be useful to policymakers involved in creating ecosystems for implementation of Industry 4.0.
Handbook of Research on Increasing the Competitiveness of SMEs

Author: Perez-Uribe, Rafael

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522594260

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 712

View: 957

Countries have been competing against each other in order to attract financial investment and human capital for decades. However, emerging economies have a long way to go before they achieve the same levels of competitiveness as a developed economy. Lack of firm institutions, inadequate infrastructure, and a lack of trust in the legal system are urgent and unavoidable factors that emerging economies must address. The Handbook of Research on Increasing the Competitiveness of SMEs provides innovative insights on integrating, adapting, and building models and strategies compatible with the development of competitiveness in small and medium enterprises in emerging countries. The content within this publication examines quality management, organizational leadership, and digital security. It is designed for policymakers, entrepreneurs, managers, executives, business professionals, academicians, researchers, and students.
Start-Ups and SMEs: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799817611

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1687

View: 405

Smaller companies are abundant in the business realm and outnumber large companies by a wide margin. To maintain a competitive edge against other businesses, companies must ensure the most effective strategies and procedures are in place. This is particularly critical in smaller business environments that have fewer resources. Start-Ups and SMEs: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a vital reference source that examines the strategies and concepts that will assist small and medium-sized enterprises to achieve competitiveness. It also explores the latest advances and developments for creating a system of shared values and beliefs in small business environments. Highlighting a range of topics such as entrepreneurship, innovative behavior, and organizational sustainability, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for entrepreneurs, business managers, executives, managing directors, academicians, business professionals, researchers, and graduate-level students.
Handbook of Research on Developing Sustainable Value in Economics, Finance, and Marketing

Author: Akkucuk, Ulas

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466666368

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 550

View: 483

In an age of rising environmental concerns, it has become necessary for businesses to pay special attention to the resources they are consuming and the long-term effects of the products they are creating. These concerns, coupled with the current global economic crisis, demand a solution that includes not only business, but politics, ecology, and culture as well. The Handbook of Research on Developing Sustainable Value in Economics, Finance, and Marketing provides the latest empirical research findings on how sustainable development can work not just for organizations, but for the global economy as a whole. This book is an essential reference source for professionals and researchers in various fields including economics, finance, marketing, operations management, communication sciences, sociology, and information technology.
Modeling Economic Growth in Contemporary Malaysia

Author: Bruno S. Sergi

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781800438088

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 392

View: 105

This book considers crucial changes to Malaysian economic areas and social well-being. The chapters cover diverse industries such as IT, green technology, retailing, banking, tourism and hospitality, education, logistics, finance, banking, and many others.
Technology Adoption and Social Issues: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522552024

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1736

View: 301

As society continues to experience increases in technological innovations, various industries must rapidly adapt and learn to incorporate these advances. While there are benefits to implementing these technologies, the sociological aspects still need to be considered. Technology Adoption and Social Issues: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is an innovative reference source for the latest academic material on the various effects of technology adoption, implementation, and acceptance. Highlighting a range of topics, such as educational technology, globalization, and social structure, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for academicians, professionals, and researchers who are interested in the latest insights into technology adoption.
Quality Management Practices in MSME Sectors

Author: Rajiv Kumar Sharma

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9789811595127

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 202

View: 581

The book explains the importance of and investigates the quality management aspects in micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sectors. It emphasizes on the need of quality management practice and explores the applicability of various quality tools in MSMEs and stages in company where quality management practices are applied. Various topics covered in this book include control charts, Pareto charts, customer relationship management, failure mode effect analysis, QMS implementation stages, competitiveness, and benefits of QM practices. This book will be useful for the researchers and industry professionals from the areas of mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, and manufacturing.