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Quality and work organization with advanced automation in Portugal

Zulema Pereira, Ilona Kovács and António Moniz ()

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: In this paper it is analysed the relationships between work organisation and quality systems in firms that uses some forms of advanced automation. Are characterised the existing quality control structures in the Portuguese industry, and the main factors that hidden or fosters the development of sociotechnical methods of quality control organisation strategies. Are analysed some industrial cases that explains more clearly the critical issues of the implementation of quality systems and work organisation systems. A few recommendations are given about the possibilities for the development of new forms of work organisation and the quality systems associated to automated manufacturing systems.

Keywords: work organisation; quality control systems; automation; Portugal; organisation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L23 O33 D24 O14 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1994-07, Revised 1994-04
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Published in KIDD, P.T.; KARWOWSKI, W. (eds.), Advances in Agile Manufacturing: Integrating Technology, Organization and People, Amsterdam, IOS Press (1994): pp. 675-679

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