Pereira, Zulema and Kovács, Ilona and Moniz, António (1994): Quality and work organization with advanced automation in Portugal. Published in: KIDD, P.T.; KARWOWSKI, W. (eds.), Advances in Agile Manufacturing: Integrating Technology, Organization and People, Amsterdam, IOS Press (July 1994): pp. 675-679.
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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.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Quality and work organization with advanced automation in Portugal|
|Keywords:||work organisation; quality control systems; automation; Portugal; organisation|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L2 - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior > L23 - Organization of Production
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Innovation ; Research and Development ; Technological Change ; Intellectual Property Rights > O33 - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences ; Diffusion Processes
D - Microeconomics > D2 - Production and Organizations > D24 - Production ; Cost ; Capital ; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity ; Capacity
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O14 - Industrialization ; Manufacturing and Service Industries ; Choice of Technology
|Depositing User:||António Moniz|
|Date Deposited:||08. Mar 2008 01:38|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 06:33|
 Pereira, Z. L. (1993). The emergence of quality as an issue in Portugal. World Quality Congress, Helsinki, EOQ, pp. 113 - 119.  Kovács, I.; Moniz, A.B.; Cerdeira, M.C. (1993). Mudança Tecnológica e Organizacional do Trabalho na Indústria Portuguesa. Lisboa, PEDIP-DGI-CGTP-CESO I&D.  Moniz, A. B. (1989) Modernização da indústria portuguesa: análise de um inquérito sociológico. Economia e Sociedade. (1): pp. 117 - 160.  Kovács, I. (1992). Novas tecnologias, organização e competitividade. KOVÁCS, I. et al: Sistemas flexíveis de produção e reorganização do trabalho. Lisbon, DGI-CESO I&D, pp. 59-60.  Pereira, Z. L.; Moniz, A. B.; Kovács, I. (1994). Quality and Work Organisation in Portuguese Industry. European Congress fro Quality. EOQ, Lisbon.
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