So far all the responses have been very intelligent and thought out, I think maybe I'm not the only person who gets stuck on this word. I think this
is something that should be taught to everyone because I don't believe that there is a real definition for it.
Being such a word that we use everyday you would think that there would be a easy answer... like 42...
however I have thought every thought
that has been expressed here and yet I still get stuck.
quality is technically just another "subjective" description
I think that this response is the best. Simple and to the point, showing that there really isn't a reason to try and define the word and that we
shouldn't as a culture put much into it.
My children are quality made from quality, and we spend much quality time together.
The first part leaves alot to the imagination yet you probably wouldn't suceed in living up to the bar of my imagination, the second part is once
again relative to what it is you and your children enjoy doing together, whether it be reading, fighting, hunting and killing animals, growing plants
or even sleeping... So as you have spoke up and made a statement you really didn't say anything that was real.
When trying to define quality for clients, I use the following definition.
Yes there does seem to be a formula that works for the majority of the population as a guideline but it seems that we must be able to bend and even
break those rules to make them work in a constant.
"(Quality) like beauty is in the EYES of the beholder"
This as a defintion doesn't hold water either because quality nutrition, quality brakes for your car are more about performance, than what you
Quality is the degree of customer satisfaction with the features of the product or services provided. This is a definition provided by the
International Standards Organisation - ISO for short, in their standard ISO 9000.
It is the only definitive definition of quality there is.
and of course this is a very cut and paste form of the defintion...
Now I think most people who are actually interested in understanding the world and language would understand the problem that this simple word
Since quality changes due to culture and/or intelligence then we must say that quality is relative on an emotional level. Yet must take a physical
aspect as well...
I'm going to bed... this subject always makes my head feel like its about to split open... I will write more about my feelings of it
edit on 9-4-2012 by Doalrite because: (no reason given)