Asked Dec 21, 2019

“When evaluating alternative ways to improve quality, managers need to consider the fully allocated costs of quality.” Do
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Quality Quality is the special trait possessed by a product that satisfies the needs and wants of the consumers of that product. Prevention Cost Prevention costs incurred to reduce the defects in the products that are to be produced. These are pre planned costs and are incurred before the commencement of production. Appraisal Cost Appraisal costs are associated with the measurement and monitoring of activates relating to quality of a product. It includes the cost of evaluation of product material and production process.


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