The following is the official Industry Department timetable of the milestone events in the run-up to this year's award ceremony, planned for November. January - Industry Department press conference to formally announce the 1997 awards scheme.Monday, 27 January, 1997, 12:00am
Manufacturers and service sector companies can find out more about the ISO 14000 standards and numerous other national and international standards from the Industry Department.
They can seek interpretations of technical details and also obtain copies of the standards from the department's Product Standards Information Bureau.
Most of the services are free.10 Sep 1996 - 12:00am
IN the contemporary business world, quality denotes the concept of continuous improvement in every functional area of an organisation.
Evolved from the outdated concept of random inspection along production lines, quality has become the paramount force in maintaining competitiveness in an increasingly competitive global market.29 Sep 1995 - 12:00am
IN the contemporary business world, quality means continuous improvement in every functional area of an organisation.
Quality has become the paramount force in maintaining competitiveness in an increasingly competitive global market and managers and operatives alike must endeavour to meet the quality challenge and foster the quality culture in every aspect of their work.29 Sep 1995 - 12:00am
LAISSEZ-FAIRE it might be, but the Government is committed to facilitating industrial development and competitiveness.
The Industry Department and a network of non-government bodies are engaged full-time in the task of ensuring the technology and infrastructure are in place to best facilitate quality improvement and productivity growth in manufacturing.14 Mar 1995 - 12:00am
MODERN quality management ideas and methods are explained in a series of bilingual publications produced by the Industry Department.
They are mainly targeted at chief executives of Hong Kong's manufacturing and service sector companies and are a useful guide and a reference tool.
All are available from the Quality Services Division of the Industry Department.2 Mar 1995 - 12:00am
ONLY 10 applications for funding have been received so far under the $200 million Applied Research and Development Scheme since its launch by the Industry Department in February.8 Jul 1993 - 12:00am