Published: 21 March 2008
Analyst(s): Simon Jacobson
Organizational complexity and manufacturing strategy differ from company to company. Firms that don't embed quality management into their manufacturing and value chain operations weaken their competitive standings in the market and expose their brands to great risks. The use of corrective and preventive action (CAPA) strategies, however, can lead to a sound quality management strategy. This article identifies best practices for developing an effective CAPA strategy and highlights the challenges and obstacles that need to be overcome.
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