Title: Effect of quality management on supply chain and organisational performance in the Egyptian textile industry

Authors: Ahmed M. Attia

Addresses: Faculty of Commerce-Business Management Department, Damanhour University, Elgish Street, Pox 22599, Damanhour, Egypt

Abstract: Quality represent a major element in today's business world as it affects companies' survival. Improving quality helps in improving the supply chain performance and the company's performance. The current study firstly examines the effect of quality management practices on the supply chain performance. Secondly, it tests the effect of quality management practices on the company's performance. The current study has been applied to the textile industry in Egypt. To test the suggested relationship between the study variables, the researcher suggested two hypotheses and the statistical analysis of the collected data support the acceptance of the two hypotheses. The current study used different statistical techniques to test the collected data such as: regression analysis and structured equation model.

Keywords: quality management; supply chain management; SCM; textile industry; supply chain performance; organisational performance; strategic performance; operational performance; structural equation modelling; SEM; Egypt.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBPM.2016.075549

International Journal of Business Performance Management, 2016 Vol.17 No.2, pp.198 - 222

Received: 04 Aug 2014
Accepted: 07 May 2015

Published online: 16 Mar 2016 *

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