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A clear explaining how the production process and quality assurance/control system employed by the business helps it add value to its product or service.

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E6. A clear explaining how the production process and quality assurance/control system employed by the business helps it add value to its product or service. Quality control can be defined as the means of inspecting or testing quality at various points in the production process or delivery of service. It is usually applied during or after production. It can also be described as the process of monitoring specific project results to determine if they comply with relevant standards and identifying ways to eliminate causes of unsatisfactory performance. Quality assurance can be described as making quality the responsibility of everyone at all stages of production of the goods and services. It can also be defined as a system that comprises of all those planned and systematic actions necessary to provide confidence that a structure, system or component will perform satisfactorily its services. ...read more.

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When a project is about to be carried the organisation has to do a lot research into whether or it will benefit the company. The organisation has to plan the tasks, carrying them out in a logical sequence, make sure all the steps in the project fit closely together, make sure the steps are successfully carried out all this operations are known as PROJECT MANAGEMENT. Job production In project production it involves large-scale project while this deals with mainly small scale. A lot of Sainsbury's products are made within the premises. There are a number of advantages Sainsbury's can gain from using job production. The Duties mainly carried out by employees require a lot of skill, knowledge and expertise; in this case cost will be low because the production is coming from within the organisation. ...read more.

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Line production This involves goods or services passing down a line of production. The production process is a repeating one, with identical products going through the same sequence of operations. It has a method of using undifferentiated strategy of marketing. Line production produces identical products. A disadvantage of this is that many customers want their purchase to be made different or distinctive in some way or the other. Continuous flow production This is just a step further than line production. It is a big advantage for Sainsbury's to be able to mass-produce. It also involves producing products for up to 24 hrs a day, using automatic equipment in a standard way. Production is organised so that different operations can be organised, shortly after another, in a process circle. It flows from one to another, this usually happens when the production of the product is standardised and could also be made using line method. Olalekan Akindele 1 ...read more.

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