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Overview of the quality movement in the South Pacific islands

Mohamed Djerdjour (Mohamed Djerdjour is based at the School of Business and Economics, Plattsburgh State University of New York, Plattsburgh, New York, USA. Dr Djerdjour spent his sabbatical leave (1997/98) as a Visiting Professor in the School of Social and Economic Development at The University of the South Pacific, in Suva, Fiji.)

The TQM Magazine

ISSN: 0954-478X

Article publication date: 1 February 2000

Abstract

Presents a brief assessment of the quality movement in Fiji, which has the largest economy in the South Pacific islands. Relates the history of the beginning of the movement, then presents the means used by Fiji to introduce the quality movement in the country by the creation of the FNTC, the organization of the national quality convention and the establishment of the Fiji quality awards. Concludes by mentioning that Fiji is on the right track and that it also has a lead in the promotion of quality in the South Pacific Islands and in the developing worlds.

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Djerdjour, M. (2000), "Overview of the quality movement in the South Pacific islands", The TQM Magazine, Vol. 12 No. 1, pp. 62-66. https://doi.org/10.1108/09544780010287168

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