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The specification and quality of British products

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We define "specification" (spec) for any product as being higher the more characteristics it possesses, the more willing its producer is to customise it for different consumers and the faster the rate at which its characteristics change through time. Spec is one important dimension of quality. The others relate to how well the product is delivered to spec. It is an important concept for the study of education and training policy. Our hypothesis is that lower spec products are high spec produc...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Research group:
Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE)
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Research group:
Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE)
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Publisher:
ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
Series:
SKOPE Research Paper
Place of publication:
http://www.skope.ox.ac.uk/publications
Publication date:
2001-01-01
ISSN:
1466-1535
Paper number:
19, Autumn 2001
Language:
English
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ora:3894
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2010-06-18

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