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The Role of Organizational Culture in Commitment to Implement Total Quality Management (Case Study of Algerian Public Companies)

Mohamed Fellague
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Mohamed Fellague: Faculty of Economics, Commerce and Management Science, University Hassiba Benbouali Of Chlef, Algeria

Economics, 2020, vol. 8, issue 2, 55-68

Abstract: The management in TQM implies that it‘s a management approach, not just a narrow quality control or quality assurance function. Some principles and practices of TQM may differ among firms and industries, but there is unanimous agreement as to the importance of organizational culture in implementing TQM. Accordingly the objective of the paper is to empirically investigate the relationship between organizational culture and the implementation of TQM. This study limited to public companies in Algeria. The sample of study consisted (107) executives and managers who are working under functional heads. We used convenience sampling in selecting the subjects. The instrument used in the study was a survey questionnaire. The Correlation analysis explained a positive moderate relationship between organizational culture and implementation of TQM (r=0.580, p=0.000) that is culture of a (Algerian public companies) is positively related to the implementation of TQM.

Keywords: organizational culture; Total Quality Management; Algerian public companies (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L15 M14 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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DOI: 10.2478/eoik-2020-0016

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