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Assessing the Relationship among Six Sigma, Absorptive Capacity and Innovation Performance


Yusr, Maha Mohammed and Othman, Abdul Rahim and Mohd Mokhtar, Sany Sanuri (2012) Assessing the Relationship among Six Sigma, Absorptive Capacity and Innovation Performance. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 65. pp. 570-578. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

Nowadays in the hypercompetitive marketplace companies try to adopt and apply many strategic approaches and initiatives that have proved its success to improve the competitive advantage, innovative abilities, and business performance in general. Thus, this study attempts to figure out the relationship between Six Sigma and innovation performance, and examine the mediating role of AC in this relationship. A questionnaire was used to collect the data from the manufacturing companies in Malaysia and Partial Least Square (PLS) was adopted to analyze the data obtained. Based on the literature review, the conceptual framework of this study is introduced. The hypotheses were tested and supported through the findings.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: International Congress on Interdisciplinary Business and Social Science 2012 (ICIBSoS 2012)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Six Sigma; Absorptive Capacity; Innovation Performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: PM Dr. Abdul Rahim Othman
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2013 07:09
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2016 03:33
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/9131

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