According to Deming’s 14 points, which of the following is the meaning of ‘Cease dependence on inspection to achieve quality’?

According to Deming’s 14 points, which of the following is the meaning of ‘Cease dependence on inspection to achieve quality’?

a) Eliminate the need for inspection on a mass basis
b) Inspection is not good for the product
c) Inspection is independent
d) Inspection cannot bring quality in products

Answer: a
Explanation: The need for inspection on a mass basis must be eliminated. We need to develop quality products in the first place. This is the meaning of Deming’s point – Cease dependence on inspection to achieve quality.

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