Learning: The Interface of Quality Management and Strategic Alliances

  title={Learning: The Interface of Quality Management and Strategic Alliances},
  author={Mahour Mellat-Parast and Lester A. Digman},
  journal={International Journal of Production Economics},
Abstract In this paper, we investigate the practice of quality management in strategic alliances. By employing a relational view of inter-organizational competitive advantage, the paper addresses the concept of quality management in strategic alliances and networks. We argue that institutional/network relationships influence the practice of quality within a network. In that regard, firms that have adopted quality management practices are more effective in managing and coordinating their… 

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