Some aspects of the current dilemma facing much of Australia′s manufacturing industry during the present recession are examined. Despite the wave of quality awareness that is permeating education and industry, progress is still limited. The joint issues of solving fundamental human problems and a discerning approach to the use of statistical techniques are highlighted as important in helping Australian industry become more competitive.
Barnett, N.S. (1991), "Management and Statistical Issues Affecting Quality Improvement in Australia", International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, Vol. 8 No. 5. https://doi.org/10.1108/02656719110135058
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