Quality Management Practices vs. Performance of SMEs: An Empirical Study of Indian Industries

  title={Quality Management Practices vs. Performance of SMEs: An Empirical Study of Indian Industries},
  author={L. Singh and Ankit Bhardwaj and Anish Sachdeva},
  journal={2006 Technology Management for the Global Future - PICMET 2006 Conference},
The intense competition in the current marketplace has forced firms to re-examine their methods of doing business. Economic liberalization and globalization of economy is becoming a worldwide phenomenon. However survival of industry and its economic growth is dependant on the productivity level. This is very true in developing countries like India because of higher population growth, higher interest rates, rising inflation, domestic and international competition, scarcity of raw materials… CONTINUE READING

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