Assessment of the Palestinian Stone & Marble Industry in Terms of Quality Management & Safety Management Systems

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Type: 
Thesis
Year: 
2014
Students: 
Nour Ahmad Hussain
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Abstract: 
There has been a belief among economists and others that natural resources are a blessing which means that countries richly endowed with natural resources have an advantage over countries that are not. Palestine is rich with natural stone, but the stone industry in Palestine declined in recent years. This research aims at studying the requirement for improving the Palestinian stone and marble industry by employing quality assurance and safety management systems, then introducing necessary recommendations to improve such reality. Accordingly, improving workers' performance. To carry out the research, the researcher adopted the analytical descriptive method depending on the questionnaire as a main instrument to collect data related to research. In addition, interviews were made for managers and workers. The population of the research consisted of all workers in cutting stone facilities in the West Bank. To carry out the research, a randomly chosen sample of 365 workers and 242 manager were selected.