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How can ISO 9001:2015 help boost your sales activities?

While ISO 9001:2015 is strictly a quality management standard, it is considered a business tool by many people in today’s business environment. The benefits of implementing ISO 9001:2015 go far beyond the management of quality; it can also help your organization to improve performance, reduce supply chain costs, retain existing …

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How to proceed once a QMS corrective action is defined?

Corrective action has always been an important process within a Quality Management System (QMS), and this does not change with the new release of the standard, ISO 9001:2015. This is why one of our first blog posts was about this important topic: Seven steps for corrective and preventive actions to …

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Using ISO 9001 to win public tenders – A guide for SMEs

SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are in a better position to win major public tenders than ever before. As public service and government organizations look to save money and encourage local trade, the trend is now to break down larger contracts into smaller chunks to allow SMEs to participate, thereby …

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ISO 9001:2015 benefits for manufacturing companies

Many organizations of varying types use ISO 9001:2015 as a recognized method of delivering customer satisfaction and controlling quality of product and service within their chosen sector. From huge organizations such as Richard Branson’s Virgin enterprise to local coffee shops, ISO 9001:2015 not only can be used to deliver improvements and help …

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How to use root cause analysis to support corrective actions in your QMS

When creating a Quality Management System (QMS) using the requirements of ISO 9001:2015, you will find that corrective action is one of the key elements to a good QMS. In fact, this was so important that the previous version of ISO 9001 included corrective action as one of only six …

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How the ISO 9001:2015 standard can help improve relationships with your customers

The ultimate aim of the ISO 9001:2015 standard is to enable a business to satisfy its customers effectively. It can be argued that all components of all clauses contribute toward providing your customer with a consistent and rewarding experience from your goods or services, but the standard deals with “customer satisfaction” directly. …

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ISO 9001 – Difference between correction and corrective action

In any management system, including a Quality Management System (QMS), the one concept that people continually confuse more than any other is the difference between “correction” and “corrective action.” This is problematic, because this understanding is the foundation of a good corrective action system, and without knowing this distinction it …

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Gaining employee buy-in for your ISO 9001:2015 implementation

Implementing an ISO 9001:2015 compliant Quality Management System (QMS) normally requires a lot of work from a lot of people within an organization, but one aspect that it is possible to overlook is the importance of employee engagement or “buy-in.” In the previous article How to comply with new leadership requirements in …

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Would hospitals benefit from ISO 9001?

ISO 9001 is a universally used quality management standard, adopted by organizations all over the world to standardize and improve the service given to customers. The standard is used across all sectors of business, but is more prevalent in some than others. In my time working in both the electronics and …

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How ISO 9001 can help you build business relationships

Have you ever wondered whether all the work that goes into ISO 9001 accreditation is justified in terms of the rewards and benefits it brings? In a previous job, I worked for a company that supplied electronic hardware to several manufacturers, amongst them IBM. Part of my role was responding …

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Seven Steps for Corrective and Preventive Actions to support Continual Improvement

Do you think that corrective and preventive actions are a waste of time, or something that is only useful as a showcase for the registrar? I have found that many companies struggle with implementing effective corrective action systems, but here are some ideas on how you can use these tools …

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