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quality loss function


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(QLF)

A measure of the effectiveness of quality control techniques, which reflects the economic losses incurred by the customer as a result of: maintenance and failure costs; damage to the environment; the costs of operating a product.QLF was developed by Genichi Taguchi; it differs from other quality approaches that accept random variation within limits. QLF recognizes that any deviation from the designed specification involves extra cost for the consumer.

maintenance and failure costs;

damage to the environment;

the costs of operating a product.

Subjects: Business and Management.


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