Does HRM+TQM=job involvement?: Analyzing strategies in the Malaysian semiconductor industry

Ooi, K.B, Arumugum, V., Safa, M.S. and Bakar, N.A. (2008) Does HRM+TQM=job involvement?: Analyzing strategies in the Malaysian semiconductor industry. Human Resource Management International Digest, 16 3: 8-10. doi:10.1108/09670730810869475

Author Ooi, K.B
Arumugum, V.
Safa, M.S.
Bakar, N.A.
Title Does HRM+TQM=job involvement?: Analyzing strategies in the Malaysian semiconductor industry
Journal name Human Resource Management International Digest   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0967-0734
Publication date 2008-01-01
Year available 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1108/09670730810869475
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 16
Issue 3
Start page 8
End page 10
Total pages 3
Place of publication Bradford, England
Publisher MCB University Press
Language eng
Subject 150305 Human Resources Management
150313 Quality Management
Formatted abstract
Purpose –
Reviews the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoints practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.

Design/methodology/approach –
This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.

Findings –
The development and increased sophistication of management practices in the so-called “Tiger Economies” have led to a slew of fascinating academic studies into what makes industrialized companies tick in South-East Asia. Areas such as Six Sigma and Balanced Scorecard have found many new converts along with some degree of success in these countries, producing varying results to those based in the USA and Western Europe. This is especially important due to the scale of outsourcing of manufacturing by the West in these countries.

Practical implications –

Provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world's leading organizations.

Originality/value –

The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.
Keyword Employee involvement
Human resource management
Total quality management
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Additional Notes Special Issue: Employee engagement

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