The quality cost system management in the chemical industries in Brazil

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Roberto Giro Moori
Rubens Vieira da Silva

Abstract

This article dealt with the analysis of the quality cost system management in the chemical industries associated to Abiquim (Associação Brasileira da Indústria Química e de Produtos Derivados). The collected data were treated by tools of descriptive statistical and factorial analysis. The results showed that: a) 39% of companies had quality cost system management incorporated in the corporative system management; b) it was not utilized as support tools to strategical decision; c) it had cost external failure category as the most significant; d) it had no relevant position, even in companies that had implemented quality assurance system. These facts revealed opportunities to improve the management process and profissional values geread towards to the quality, focusing the competitiveness through operational cost minimization or by maximizing quality service level desired by clients.

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MOORI, R. G.; SILVA, R. V. da. The quality cost system management in the chemical industries in Brazil. RAE - Revista de Administracao de Empresas , [S. l.], v. 43, n. 3, p. 36–49, 2003. Disponível em: https://periodicos.fgv.br/rae/article/view/37422. Acesso em: 22 jul. 2024.
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Gestão de operações e logística

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