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The International Journal of Management Science and Information Technology (IJMSIT)


The international journal of management Science and information technology (IJMSIT) is a refereed journal and publishes high-quality theoretical and empirical papers in the areas of management science and information technology. This journal reports the impact of information technologies on the managerial and organizational topics. IJMSIT develops a comprehensive and theoretical framework by using a multidisciplinary approach to management and information technology for researchers and practitioners.


Editor-in-chief: J. J. Ferreira, University of Beira Interior, Portugal, Email:
Published: Quarterly
Copyright: 2012, North American Institute of Science and Information Technology (NAISIT)
ISSN: ISSN 1923-0265 (Print) - ISSN 1923-0273 (Online) - ISSN 1923-0281 (CD-ROM)

The efqm excellence model in the autonomus region of galicia (spain) put to the test
12 : Special Issue: 2012 AEDEM Annual Meeting ( 2014-06 )


Business Excellence Models are strategic tools that constitute the most evolved stage in the progress of the quality and proper management the principles which it is based favors the achievement of greater flexibility and swift response in organizations. Based on this assumption, the aim of this study is focused on performing an analysis of the implementation of Total Quality Management through the European Excellence Model on companies of the Autonomous Region of Galicia (Spain). Therefore, first of all, we deal with the management principles on which sits Total Quality Management and discusses its role as a competitive strategy in organizations. Afterwards, we analyze the EFQM Excellence Model as the basis of this research, and finally we summarize the results, which show how leadership and key results are best managed categories, while people results and society results represent areas of improvement in Galician entities that should be improved on their way to excellence.

Author(s): ESTRELLA VIDAL VÁZQUEZ - Spain - University of A Coruña
MANUEL MARTÍNEZ CARBALLO - Spain - University of A Coruña
Keywords: Quality, Total Quality, EFQM, Excellence
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