Can productivity be achieved by sacrificing quality? ty baf exam question

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This is a great question. The answer will entirely depend on the context. Let me start with an answer of "yes". If top quality is not important for a product then why not make things easier, so that productivity can be increased by sacrificing quality. For instance, products that do...

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This is a great question. The answer will entirely depend on the context. Let me start with an answer of "yes". If top quality is not important for a product then why not make things easier, so that productivity can be increased by sacrificing quality. For instance, products that do not need to last or products that are only used temporary do not need the highest craftmanship. In these cases, quality can be sacrificed. Now let me answer "no." For some products the sacrifice of quality may actually hurt productivity. If a product is expected to last and there are shortcuts in quality, then this can cause great problems down the line, which can decrease productivity. For example, what if there is a recall on a car, because it was not done well at first? Productivity will be hampered!

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