Risk Management II – Benefits of Risk Management Program

The earlier article on Risk Management is Risk Management I – A proactive approach to resolve future root causes and their potential consequences. Purpose of a Risk Management Plan Risk management program helps the organization to deal with potential occurrences.  It defines the approach and attitude towards risks. This program helps in identifying what are those risks the organization is ready to accept. The plan to deal with those unacceptable risks defines Read More …

Industry Specific international Standards

There are many industry specific international standards other than ISO 9000 family. ISO 9000 family is the most widely used Quality Management System across the world. This is not specific to any Industry or Group of Industries. The requirements specified in ISO 9001 are generic and can be applied to a grocery shop to a Large OEM. However, some of the Industries have felt the need for inclusion of specific Read More …

Types of Quality Audit

The Quality Audit is a very important value adding tool for an organization to prove the compliance with the requirements and for continuous improvement. The types of quality audit which are faced by the organization are first, second and third party audits. First Party Audits : – These are done internally.They are a management tool with the emphasis on continuous improvement. The auditor(s) must be independent of the audit area. Read More …

What are Principles of Quality Management Systems

The function of Top Management include Management of Quality Management along with other disciplines. To succeed in Business, the top management can utilize the quality management principles identified by the International Standards like ISO 9000 Family. The Same principle apply for the other standards like AS 9100, TS 16949 which are supplement to ISO 9001. The Principles of Quality Management Systems are Customer Focus The Organization depend its our customers Read More …

What is ISO standard

ISO (International Organization of Standardization) is the worlds largest developer and publisher of International Standards or ISO standard Note: ISO is often wrongly called as International Standards Organization. This is wrong. It is not an abbreviation. This is a word from Latin meaning Equal. The background goes that ISO is a multi Language organization. to avoid confusion between languages, the Latin word is chose. Irrespective of Language, the name of Read More …