Tag Archives: ISO 9001:2008

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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EFQM and ISO 9001 – A comparison of approaches

A comparison of the relative strengths and weaknesses of the efqm model and iso 9001 Continue reading

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ISO 9001 in a small business

A post exploring the applicability of ISO 9001 to tiny businesses Continue reading

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Quality Management System Planning

Why does ISO 9001 lag behind ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 with regard to the way it treats System Planning? Continue reading

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