Completely revised to align with ISO 9001:2015, this handbook has been the bible for users of ã ISO 9001 since 1994, helping organizations get certified and increase the quality of their outputs.
Whether you are an experienced professional, a novice, or a quality management student or researcher, this is a crucial addition to your bookshelf. The various ways in which requirements are interpreted and applied are discussed using published definitions, reasoned arguments and practical examples.ã Packed with insights into how the standard has been used, misused and misunderstood, ISO 9000 Quality Systems Handbook will help you to decide if ISO 9001 certification is right for your company and will gently guide you through the terminology, requirements and implementation of practices to enhance performance.
Matched to the revised structure of the 2015 standard, with clause numbers included for ease of reference, the book also includes:
Graphics and text boxes to illustrate concepts, and points of contention;
Explanations between the differences of the 2008 and 2015 versions of ISO 9001;
Examples of misconceptions, inconsistencies and other anomalies;
Solutions provided for manufacturing and service sectors.
This new edition includes substantially more guidance for students, instructors and managers in the service sector, as well as those working with small businesses.
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