What is the Role of Cost Engineering in QFD?

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What is the Role of Cost Engineering in QFD?
Friska Yulismatun, Student (University), Indonesia, Member
What's the importance of applying cost engineering in QFD methods? Please share your ideas. Thank you for your inputs...
 

 
Cost Engineering in Quality Function Deployment
Jaap de Jonge, Management Consultant, Netherlands
Conventional Quality Function Deployment (QFD) is somewhat one-sided in that it focuses on technical aspects. Prioritization of technical attributes, if carried out at all, attempts to maximize customer satisfaction without considering the costs incurred. However, product design is usually a techno-economic process, hence there is always a tradeoff between quality goals and limited budgets.
 

     

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