8. The Nature of the Relationship Between Continuous Improvement Techniques and Business Performance in the Portuguese Manufacturing Environment

—Mário Gomes Augusto, University of Coimbra, School of Economics and Institute of Systems and Robotics, Avenida Dias da Silva, 165, 3004-512 Coimbra – Portugal

—João Veríssimo Lisboa (lisboa@fe.uc.pt), University of Coimbra, School of Economics and Institute of Systems and Robotics, Avenida Dias da Silva, 165, 3004-512 Coimbra – Portugal

—Mahmoud M. Yasin, East Tennessee State University, Department of Management & Marketing, P.O. Box 70625, Johnson City, TN, USA 37614

Abstract

Using a sample of 122 Portuguese manufacturing organizations, a structural equation modeling procedure was utilized to assess ...

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