TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT TOWARDS ORGANISATIONAL SUCCESS OF AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES IN SULTANATE OF OMAN: A MEASUREMENT MODEL

Rashid Hamdan Rashid Al Shehhi, S. M. Ferdous Azam

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The role of quality management has been limited to attract and train the staff. Therefore, this study discusses the relationship between TQM and project management towards organisational success in the Sultanate of Oman Agriculture and Fisheries context. For this study, data were collected through a self-administered questionnaire from the various Agriculture and Fisheries companies operating in Sultanate of Oman. The respondents for this study were the employees working at various Agriculture and Fisheries companies in Oman. A random sampling method was used to select the samples for this study. A self-administered questionnaire was developed basing on the literature review. However, few items were also be adapted from the existing scales on TQM, organisational success and project management. After adapting, all the items were modified according to the study requirements to make those fit for Oman context. The respondents were chosen from different companies randomly. Before that, the respondents were asked their willingness to participate in this survey, and only those who voluntarily agreed were given the questionnaire. The study findings show that there is a strong relationship between TQM and project management towards organisational success in the Agriculture and Fisheries context. The potential implications and recommendations of this study are discussed from methodological, empirical, and practical standpoints.

 

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