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Meta-analysis of the relationship between TQM and business performance

Ahmad, M. F. and Zakuan, N. and Jusoh, A. and Tasir, Z. and Takala, J. (2013) Meta-analysis of the relationship between TQM and business performance. In: IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering.



Meta-analysis has been conducted based on 20 previous works from 4,040 firms at 16 countries from Asia, Europe and America. Throughout this paper a meta-analysis, this paper reviews the relationships between TQM and business performance amongst the regions. Meta-analysis result concludes that the average of rc is 0.47; Asia (rc=0.54), America (rc=0.43) and Europe (rc=0.38). The analysis also shows that Asia developed countries have greatest impact of TQM (rc=0.56). However, the analysis of ANOVA and t-test show that there is no significant difference amongst type of country (developed and developing countries) and regions at p=0.05. In addition, the average result of rc2 is 0.24; Asia (rc2=0.33), America (rc2=0.22) and Europe (rc2=0.15). Meanwhile, rc2 in developing countries (rc2=0.28) are higher than developed countries (rc2=0.21).

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
ID Code:51166
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:27 Jan 2016 09:53
Last Modified:17 Sep 2017 16:07

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