The International Standards Organization sets out a variety of international standards for a huge range of disciplines, including scientific research, engineering, and electronics development. One of these standards, known as the ISO 9000 Family of standards, ensures the quality of business management around the world. The ISO 9001 certification is proof that your business operates […]
If you have ever looked into the ISO 9001 standard, you may wonder why it has some of the requirements it does. For those who feel this way, it is time to learn about the underlying principles focused on when the standard was written. This will help you better understand the requirements and more successfully […]
An ISO 9001 certification is very important for an organization as it helps improve overall business performance while ensuring customer satisfaction. However, many organizations have trouble implementing and benefiting from the certification to its fullest. It can be tough to convince the management to invest time, money and resources required into the implementation, but here’s how […]
In the transportation and logistics industry, the business environment is challenging and the competition can be quite tough. Companies need to constantly find new ways to improve their operations. This helps them focus not just on survival, but on growth and success as well. The activities and business models of companies in the logistics industry demand […]
For years, ISO 9001 has been maintaining a standard system of quality management in many industries all over the world. By entering the healthcare world, it guarantees an improved level of care and safety.
Whether you run a large organization or run a small business, implementing ISO 9001, Quality Management System (QMS) standard has countless benefits. As the world’s most recognized standard, ISO 9001 aims to provide a workable framework that is suitable for monitoring and improving a business. It increases productivity and safety of the employees, reduces costs and […]
In the 2015 update to ISO 9001, clause 8.5.1 requires your company to implement control measures on your production and service provision processes. The idea behind this is to create a ‘controlled environment’ that enables monitoring, evaluation and corrective actions as needed. Below, we share some ways how you can create a strong production and […]
After the documentation phase is complete, you can begin implementing the ISO 9001 QMS across your organization. You may not be ready to implement everything you wrote down in the documentation phase. You’ll introduce the changes and new requirements to your employees and help make the transition as seamless as possible. To ensure your employees […]
Small businesses and startups are hard to manage because a small team looks after a range of processes and functions simultaneously. From production and sales to quality problems and financial issues, the core team of a small business wears too many hats to get the job done.
When it comes to implementing a formal management system, most organizations witness a rising barrier between quality management professionals and management.