ISO 9001 Introduction To ISO 9001 Quality Management
The following articles are here to help companies make informed decisions about an ISO 9001 program. These articles are designed to work with our ISO 9001 Starter Kits and ISO 9001 Gap analysis tools. These tools and articles will help your company focus on creating an efficient and effective quality system.
ISO 9001 is an excellent standard but it will not solve problems if it is not implemented wisely. The first few articles present both sides of the coin for your ISO quality system analysis. Although most companies get ISO 9001 certification because of market pressures (the ability to sell into the EU), many seek ISO because they need to improve quality. If you are planning on implementing ISO 9001 purely to improve your quality, then these article are worth reviewing. The remaining articles are presented here to introduce companies to the basic elements of ISO 9001 and ISO compliant quality systems.
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ISO 9001 Certification Vs. Compliance - Which Is Best For Your Company? This article discusses the pros and cons of getting ISO certification. For some companies, ISO compliance is the better choice
The Philosophy Behind the ISO 9001 Standard Understanding the philosophy behind the ISO 9001:2008 standard can help you develop a better quality system.
Overview of ISO 9000 Certification Process Before you start an ISO program, you should know about direct and in-direct costs.
Implementation Cost of ISO 9001 Certification This article reviews the costs (both direct and in-direct) of ISO 9001 certification.
ISO 9001 Quality Management System ISO9000Resources has all the resources you need to create a complete quality systems for ISO 9001 certification.
What is the global breakdown of ISO certified organizations Although a little out of date, here is an article about the global status of ISO.
An Introduction To ISO and Certification The world's shortest introduction to ISO 9001
An Introduction to ISO 9001 Here is a basic introduction to ISO 9001 and the requirements of the ISO standard.
The Minimum Six Required Procedures Some companies want the absolute minimum in and ISO systems. The ISO standard only requires 6 procedures.
The One And Only Requirement Of ISO 9001:2008 Like any other audit-based certification program, ISO 9001:2008 really only requires one simple thing.
Trends In ISO 9001 Certification Here is more information about the trends in international quality.
What is ISO? This article will tell you about the International Standards Organization.
The 5 main reasons companies get ISO 9001:2008 Certification This article is another attempt to convince companies to focus on quality and customer satisfaction. This article addresses why some companies get ISO but are surprised when their marketing-driven ISO program does not improve their quality.
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