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Critical factors impacting sustainability of continuous improvement in manufacturing industries in Malaysia


Ali, Aness Janee and Islam, Md. Aminul and Lim, Poon Howe (2009) Critical factors impacting sustainability of continuous improvement in manufacturing industries in Malaysia. In: International Soft Science Expo 2009 (ISSE 2009), 06 - 07 November 2009, Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Abstract

The purpose of this research was to investigate the influence of six variables namely strategic focus, monitoring continuous improvement, management of continuous improvement, involvement/engagement, and learning and knowledge sharing on sustainability of continuous improvement capabilities in the context of manufacturing industries in Penang, Malaysia. Data from the email survey on the variables introduced supported that strategic that strategic focus, management of continuous improvement and learning/knowledge sharing has positive influences on sustainability of continuous improvement capabilities in an organization.The implications of this study highlighted that the most effective predictor for sustaining continuous improvement capabilities among manufacturing industries in Penang was strategic focus.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-967-5311-32-1 Anjuran: Pusat Penyelidikan dan Perundingan, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Critical factors, Sustainability, Continuous Improvement, Manufacturing Industries and Malaysia
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2012 05:55
Last Modified: 31 Dec 2012 05:55
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/6793

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