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Many quality experts maintain that quality is free. Do you agree or disagree? Why or why not?

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Comment on the statement “many quality experts maintain that quality is free”.

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Total Quality Management: Total Quality Management is a method that eliminates wasteful activities and improves quality throughout the value chain by allocating quality management responsibility, rewarding low-...

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