|Posted: 07 Jun 2009 at 15:06 | IP Logged
Both are right.
Engineering, training, and quality circles (planning/brainstorming) are all pre-production activities, therefore they are prevention costs.
Statistical control programs are ongoing production assessment costs, therefore they are appraisal costs.
FAR - 85 - Nov 08
AUD - 98 - Feb 09
BEC - 88 - Apr 09
REG - 90 - May 09
Do it once, do it right, get it over with