Advantages and disadvantages of quality control

  • Created by: RebecaL
  • Created on: 26-09-18 19:11

Advantages and disadvantages of quality control


  • It can help to prevent faulty goods and servies being sold.
  • It is not disruptive to production- workers continue producing, inspectors do the checking.
  • As with any quality system, the business may benefit from an improved reputationfor quality and and this may increase sales.


  • It does not prevent waste of resources when products are faulty.
  • The process of inspecting the goods or service costs money, e.g. the wages paid to the inspectors, the cost of testing goods in the laboratory.
  • It does not encourage all workers to be responsible for quality.


Quality contol is about checking that the product or service produced meets the required standards.


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