The Iso 9000: 2008 Is A Family Of International Quality

1433 WordsJan 30, 20176 Pages
The ISO 9000: 2008 is a family of international quality management standards and guidelines is used as a basis for establishing efficient and effective quality management systems. Nowadays more companies are operating in the global market economy, and it has become more important for the need for standardised international standards. They form a collective of documents developed and updated for continual improvement and business excellence to meet the needs and expectations of users and the market. These standards can be used for contractual and certification purposes by companies seeking accreditation for their quality management system and organizations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customer’s…show more content…
As the company already works to the 8 quality management principles, these being: 1. Customer-Focused Organisation 2. Leadership 3. Involvement of People 4. Process Approach 5. System Approach to Management 6. Continual Improvement 7. Factual Approach to Decision Making 8. Mutually Beneficial Supplier Relationships. If ISO accreditation is obtained, it would only benefit the company in furthering its quality management system to outline the context of the company, its market strategies and business processes. ISO accreditation has been shown to improve sales volume, customer satisfaction, corporate image and market share, through improved safety, quality and processes. It also sees the reduction of costs, because of improved systems and processes, the accessing of new markets through ensuring the compatibility of products and services, and a reduced impact on the environment. To commit to this path the management would develop and implement the quality management system and thru a continual improvement process, monitor its effectiveness by communicating the importance of meeting customers as well as statutory and regulatory requirements. They would also establish a quality policy, establishing quality objectives, reviews and the availability of company resources. The purpose of the company quality policy is to define the company in a
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