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Prevention versus Detection - definitions

Prevention versus Detection - A term used to contrast two types of quality activities. Prevention refers to activities for preventing nonconformances in products and services. Detection refers to activities for detecting nonconformances already in products and services. Another phrase to describe this distinction is "designing in quality versus inspecting in quality."

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Source: American Society for Quality, 12 October 2010 09:09:55, External

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Detection vs. Prevention - Detection tolerates waste, prevention avoids waste.

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Source: The Quality Portal, Apr 06, 2011 07:31 AM, External 

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