How to Implement ISO 9000 Quality Management System

Implementation of ISO 9000 quality system in an organization can be done in various phases. Depending upon the size of the organization, complexity of the processes, existing level of quality management system and culture, the company implementation time, in general, may vary from 12 to 18 months. A five-phase fifteen-step implementation plan is suggested by[…]

Requirements of Quality Management System

There are twenty requirements of ISO 9001:1994 quality system, which have to be implemented by the organization that wants the certification of their quality system, by an independent accredited registration body. These requirements are called as elements of quality system. These twenty elements are briefly described here. 1 Management responsibility To ensure the organization’s commitment[…]

Quality Management Process Model

Quality Management Process Model The final product and/or service quality is the net result of the output of all functional processes. Each functional department has responsibility to do its work correctly to ensure that its output is fit for use by the next process. In this way, each department has to carry out certain quality[…]

Quality Management System

Goals of an Organization Every progressive organization wants to be a market leader through its products and services. To attain and retain the leadership, the primary concern of any organization should be the quality of its products. In order to be a successful market leader, an organization should offer its products that are capable to:[…]

Quality Objectives

Quality objectives are specific targets for which appropriate strategies must be developed. Along with quality policy, objectives convey the corporate intent to what the process should achieve. Key quality objectives of the organization are related to: Product quality: Organization should achieve, maintain and continuously improve the quality of its products in relationship to the requirements[…]

Quality Policy

A prerequisite to implement quality management is the clear delineation of the quality policy and quality objectives of the company. Until the company people know where the company is going with respect to quality levels of its products, no foundation is provided to build a quality programme. Quality policy is overall intentions and directions of[…]