Tag Archives: ISO 9001

Quality and efficiency

This article explains the term efficiency and describes exactly why it is part of every quality professionals remit Continue reading

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Beginners’ guide to ISO 9001

A collection of links to some extremely useful posts concerning most things ISO 9001 Continue reading

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The real benefits of ISO 9001 certification

ISO 9001, that part of the ISO 9000 series that defines the quality management system requirements, clearly means many things to many people. There are certainly people with a vested interest in promoting its virtues and (sometimes) overstating its merits in the process. There are also some very vociferous opponents, including some career critics who have made a good living from disparaging it. But let’s try to be objective and think things through clearly Continue reading

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ISO 9001:2015 Organisational Context

The word is that ISO 9001:2015 will make an attempt (by way of some front end guidance or a normative reference) to emphasise that the management system should take account of ORGANISATIONAL CONTEXT – but what does that mean? Well, … Continue reading

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Value adding third party audits

When we say we want our third party audit to “add value” are we sure for we are clear for whom it needs to add value? Continue reading

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