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Title: An Overview of the Quality Function Deployment (QFD) Technique
Authors: Sherif, Josef S.
Tran, Tuyet-Lan
Issue Date: 9-Mar-1995
Citation: Irvine, CA
Abstract: QFD is a product planning tool and a process methodology that enables all organizations, departments, and individuals in a business or a project to systematically focus on the critical performance, functions, and/or characteristics of a product that are the most important to the customer. It is part of the Total Quality Management (TQM) concept.. This presentation describes the objectives of QFD, the process for implementing the technique, the benefits derived from proper implementation, the kinds of systems where QFD is best utilized, what the success factors are, how QFD works, some guidelines for selection of a QFD team, and the functional roles of key team members.
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