Harold F. Dodge
Quality Management Course
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"You can not inspect quality into a product."
You can not inspect quality into a product. ~ Harold F. Dodge
Failure of management to plan for the future and to foresee problems has brought about waste of manpower, of materials, of the machine-time, of all which raise the manufacturer’s cost and price that the purchaser must pay. ~ Edwards Deming
Quality means building the customer’s point of view into every aspect of a product from design to final recycling. ~ Unknown
Mere allocation of huge sums of money for quality will not bring quality. ~ Edwards Deming
Incidentally, 200 percent inspection, as usually carried out, is less reliable than 100 per cent inspection for the simple reason that each inspector depends on the other to do the job. Divided responsibility means that nobody is responsible. ~ Edwards Deming
Quality begins with the intent, which is fixed by management. ~ Edwards Deming
It is a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you will often get it. ~ Unknown
Quality improvement is the responsibility of everyone at all levels in the company rather than those of quality departments only. ~ Unknown
100% inspection is business suicide! ~ Unknown
A quality company has a culture which develops people, enables managers to guide effectively, and the staff feels that their efforts are worthwhile. ~ Unknown