Title: The quest for quality and innovation in Singapore

Authors: Pak Tee Ng

Addresses: National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, 1, Nanyang Walk, S(637616), Republic of Singapore

Abstract: National initiatives in encouraging quality and innovation are part of many countries| attempt at developing a competitive edge in the global market. This paper describes and analyses how Singapore attempts to promote quality and innovation in its industries, giving specific examples of such initiatives to illustrate the strategies used to do so. It also discusses the considerations in promoting quality and innovation and some of the challenges Singapore will face in moving forward in this journey.

Keywords: Singapore; quality; innovation; growth; national initiatives; strategy.

DOI: 10.1504/IJQI.2011.043491

International Journal of Quality and Innovation, 2011 Vol.1 No.4, pp.348 - 359

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 03 Nov 2011 *

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