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ISO 9000 - Quality management
The ISO 9000 family addresses various aspects of quality management and contains some of ISO’s best known standards. The standards provide guidance and tools for companies and organizations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customer’s requirements, and that quality is consistently improved. There are many standards in the ISO 9000 family, including: ISO 9001:2008 - sets out the requirements of a quality management system ISO 9000:2005 - covers the basic concepts and language ISO 9004:2009 - focuses on how to make a quality management system more efficient and effective ISO 19011:2011 - sets out guidance on internal and external audits of quality management systems.

ISO 9001:2008
ISO 9001:2008 sets out the criteria for a quality management system and is the only standard in the family that can be certified to (although this is not a requirement). It can be used by any organization, large or small, regardless of its field of activity. In fact ISO 9001:2008 is implemented by over one million companies and organizations in over 170 countries.

Quality Management Principles
The standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement. These principles are explained in more detail in the pdf Quality Management Principles. Using ISO 9001:2008 helps ensure that customers get consistent, good quality products and services, which in turn brings many business benefits.

Audits
Checking that the system works is a vital part of ISO 9001:2008. An organization must perform internal audits to check how its quality management system is working. An organization may decide to invite an independent certification body to verify that it is in conformity to the standard, but there is no requirement for this. Alternatively, it might invite its clients to audit the quality system for themselves. Read more about certification to management system standards.

Preview ISO 9001:2008
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Auditing ISO 9001 Support on auditing quality management systems can be found on the website of the ISO 9001 Auditing Practices Group. this handbook has been updated to take account of ISO 9001:2008.ISO 9001 for Small Businesses.Download pdf Guidance on the documentation requirements of ISO 9001:2008 . .Download pdf More information can also be found on the website run by ISO TC/176/SC2. auditors and practitioners from ISO/TC 176 and the International Accreditation Forum. sub-committee 2. When the standard was revised and updated in 2008 the TC prepared some guidance documents to help organizations and companies implement the revised version of the standard. The integrated use of management system standards This book provides organizations with guidance on how to integrate requirements of multiple ISO or non-ISO management system standards with their organization's management system. Support for implementing ISO 9001:2008 ISO 9001:2008 is published by ISO technical committee (TC) ISO/TC 176. which gives the requirements for quality management systems. What to do Written by a group of ISO/TC 176 experts. Please note that this is an external link. Guidance on some of the frequently used words found in the ISO 9000 family of standards Download pdf Guidance on the concept and use of the process approach for management systems .Sub-clause 1.Download pdf Guidance on ISO 9001:2008 .2 Application' .Download pdf Guidance on 'Outsourced processes' .Download pdf Implementation guidance for ISO 9001:2008 . This is an informal group of quality management system experts.

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