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Quality 4.0 and its impact on organizational performance: an integrative viewpoint

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Purpose: Quality 4.0 is managing quality during the fourth industrial revolution. It is used by modern-day organizations as a strategy to compete and thrive in the marketplace. The purpose of this study is to analyze the potential impact of Quality 4.0 on organizational performance. Design/methodology/approach: This study through an integrative literature review critically analyzed 41 previous literature articles to study the impact of Quality 4.0 on various metrics of organizational performance. Findings: The results of the review suggest that Quality 4.0 may have an impact on financial performance, customer value proposition, internal business processes, learning and growth, environmental performance and social performance. Research limitations/implications: This study is limited by the databases reviewed. The second limitation is that this study considered articles published in the English language. Therefore, articles published in other languages were not considered in this study. Practical implications: Organizations can use the findings of this study to strongly leverage the implementation of Quality 4.0 to reach their strategic objectives and improve competitive advantage. Originality/value: This is the first study to explore the impact of Quality 4.0 on organizational performance through an integrative literature review.

Publication Date


  • 2021

Citation


  • Antony, J., Sony, M., Furterer, S., McDermott, O., & Pepper, M. (2021). Quality 4.0 and its impact on organizational performance: an integrative viewpoint. TQM Journal. doi:10.1108/TQM-08-2021-0242

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85118145413

Web Of Science Accession Number


Abstract


  • Purpose: Quality 4.0 is managing quality during the fourth industrial revolution. It is used by modern-day organizations as a strategy to compete and thrive in the marketplace. The purpose of this study is to analyze the potential impact of Quality 4.0 on organizational performance. Design/methodology/approach: This study through an integrative literature review critically analyzed 41 previous literature articles to study the impact of Quality 4.0 on various metrics of organizational performance. Findings: The results of the review suggest that Quality 4.0 may have an impact on financial performance, customer value proposition, internal business processes, learning and growth, environmental performance and social performance. Research limitations/implications: This study is limited by the databases reviewed. The second limitation is that this study considered articles published in the English language. Therefore, articles published in other languages were not considered in this study. Practical implications: Organizations can use the findings of this study to strongly leverage the implementation of Quality 4.0 to reach their strategic objectives and improve competitive advantage. Originality/value: This is the first study to explore the impact of Quality 4.0 on organizational performance through an integrative literature review.

Publication Date


  • 2021

Citation


  • Antony, J., Sony, M., Furterer, S., McDermott, O., & Pepper, M. (2021). Quality 4.0 and its impact on organizational performance: an integrative viewpoint. TQM Journal. doi:10.1108/TQM-08-2021-0242

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85118145413

Web Of Science Accession Number