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Over-Accountability and Over-Regulation: Paradox of China’s Quality and Safety Regulation Industry

April 7, 2016

Abstract: Despite the fact that enterprise should be responsible for the occurrences of China’s quality and safety crisis, consumers and mass media paid much more attention on the responsibility and accountability on regulation bureaus, which  contributes the trend of over-accountability after those quality and safety issues. Moreover, over-accountability drives the regulation bureau adopts more and more provisional method to cope with producers, which result in the overregulation of enterprises' production behavior and the irresponsible inclination of producers. Finally, this chain reaction brings about more quality accidents and even server over-accountability, and this vicious cycle should be coped with balanced regulation policies.


Key words:Over-accountability, Overregulation, Quality and safety regulation

 

Jianghai Academic Journal, No.5,2013. (CSSCI, in Chinese)