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A clear explanation of 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.


For example Sainsbury's different food stuffs in order for them to sell in their store. Value adding is finished product, which has been assembled by a producer to make a product that is good enough to sell. Quality control is where a companies manufacturing process is checked every milestone in order to find anything wrong with the product which will not make its sellable to customers. Where quality control is applied may cause waste, this is because the business would want to throw it away. Through inspection of product it helps to see whether products are being made of satisfactory standard to be sold and whether the producers of the product are making it properly and to know whether or not it is man made or machine made. ...read more.


Ways in which benching marking, total quality management, ISO 9000 and quality circles all helps to achieve all value added towards the products in a lot of ways. The procedure in which production go through in order for a product to have more value added is when an inspection occurs when products are being inspected as the product is more unlikely to have flaws if it is continually being watched over as if anything should go wrong it can be changed there and then rather than having to wait after the process is completed. If this were to happen during all manufacturing processes them there would be hardly any faults towards the products when they are finished. Olalekan Akindele 1 ...read more.

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