Dick, G.P.M. and Casadesus, M. and Heras, I. (2002) ISO 9000 Registration's Impact on Sales and Profitability: A Longitudinal Analysis of Performance Before and After Accreditation. International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, 19 (6). pp. 774-791. ISSN 0265-671X. (Full text available)
The paper at the time of its publication was the first paper to establish the dominant direction of causality between ISO9000 certification and company performance. Its longitudinal studies event study that found reverse causation has provoked argument in the National Press (Daily Telegraph, 20May & 15 July, 2004) between academics and the British Standards Institute the National ISO 9000 Quality Register on their claims for performance improvement gained from adoption of ISO 9000 Integrated Management Systems. The paper has been rated as ‘excellent for research implications’ by Anbar/Emerald Reviews. Contribution. (45%) Responsible for literature review presentation of results, discussion of findings and conclusions. Co-authors responsible for data collection and data analysis.
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > Business process/operations|
|Depositing User:||Gavin Dick|
|Date Deposited:||10 Sep 2008 12:38|
|Last Modified:||05 Sep 2011 23:42|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/5118 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|