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Value Analysis at Work: A Case Study
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1976 by SAE International in United States
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Value Analysis is a discipline which holds considerable promise for reducing product cost while maintaining product integrity. Yet, its use in U.S. Industry is not accelerating at a rate proportionate to its high promise. Much of this has to do with VA's apparent complexity as viewed by non-practitioners. This paper highlights some problems putting theory into practice and suggests means by which these obstacles can be overcome. A case study is featured describing a group's experience with Value Analysis in progressing from theoretical study through practical application.