Quality Cost Management in the Malaysian Manufacturing Industry.

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Tze San Ong Boon Heng Teh

Abstract

This paper is a preliminary study on quality cost management in Malaysian manufacturing industry. It explores the trends in the adoption of quality cost management practices and discusses factors affecting the implementation of quality cost management. A survey covering 30 companies was carried out through a questionnaire which was distributed to manufacturing companies in Malaysia that varied in size and according to products manufactured. The findings revealed that factors such as incentives and size of the organizations affected the implementation of quality cost management and activities. It concludes that quality cost management is not only the prerequisite for a company to perform better, but it is also an important element to gain a competitive edge in this marketplace.

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ONG, Tze San; TEH, Boon Heng. Quality Cost Management in the Malaysian Manufacturing Industry.. Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Journal, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 2, p. 27-40, dec. 2011. ISSN 2550-1631. Available at: <http://arionline.uitm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/APMAJ/article/view/63>. Date accessed: 17 jan. 2018.
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Management Accounting