Clause 7.1 Resources

Clause 7.1 Resources

Clause 7.1 Resources Clause 7.1 focuses on resources, every company needs resources and without resources, systems cannot withstand and can easily fail. There are several kinds of resources that are required by an organization, like: Financial resources Humans resources Infrastructure Equipment machinery Technical knowledge Raw material In clause 7.1 resources, all these are covered: General […]

Clause 6.3 Planning of changes – How Change Is Made In A QMS

Clause 6.3 Planning of changes

Clause 6.3 Planning of changes – How Change Is Made In A QMS Planning of changes is done in a QMS so that there should be a defined way to make a change. This is done so that unauthorized changes can be controlled and change can only come through one centrally controlled body. This is […]

SMART Objectives – A Best Practice For Companies

SMART Objectives - An industrial best practice

SMART Objectives – A Best Practice For Companies SMART Objectives – An industrial best practice SMART Objectives: Previously we discussed the standard requirement for the quality objectives, here we are going to discuss an industry best practice. However, this is not an ISO 9001:2015 standard requirement. Companies and quality professionals use this tool as an […]

Clause 6.2: Quality objectives and planning to achieve them

6.2 Quality objectives and planning to achieve them

Clause 6.2: Quality objectives and planning to achieve them Quality objectives are set by the organizations so that organizations can realize their vision and mission. The objectives are the elaboration of the organization’s vision. The standard requires that the organization have to set objectives for all functional levels. This usually means that: The objectives are […]

Clause 6.1 Actions to address risks and opportunities

Clause 6.1 Actions to address risks and opportunities

Clause 6.1 Actions to address risks and opportunities Addressing risks and opportunities are the main focus of this clause. This is the clause directly describing Risk-Based Thinking. So two things are described here below I am going to define them and will also tell what the standard says about dealing with them: Risk: The effect […]

Organizational roles, responsibilities and authorities – Clause 5.3! – The Elaboration

5.3 Organizational roles, responsibilities and authorities

Organizational roles, responsibilities and authorities – Clause 5.3! – The Elaboration Roles, responsibilities and authorities must be defined so that everyone has the knowledge of what they have to do. Moreover, in what capacity they have the freedom to make decisions. To keep the smooth working of an organization, there are a few important questions […]

Clause 5.2 How to Establish, Draft and Communicate a Quality Policy

Clause 5.2 How to Establish, Draft and Communicate a Quality Policy

Clause 5.2 How to Establish, Draft and Communicate a Quality Policy The quality policy is a statement that sets the direction of the organization. It is usually a set of sentences that defines the mission and aim of the organization’s quality management system. We can also term it as a mission or vision statement concerning […]

Customer Focus Clause 5.1.2 – Elaboration of sub-clause

Clause 5.1.2 Customer Focus

Customer Focus Clause 5.1.2 – Elaboration of sub-clause This clause (Clause 5.2 Customer Focus ) is a summary of the things which are related to a customer that top management must concentrate upon. As per the standard, these are three things that have to be focused on by top management: Customer requirements – clause 8.2 Risk […]

Clause 5.1 Leadership and Commitment – Explaination of an important clause

5.1 Leadership and Commitment

Clause 5.1 Leadership and Commitment – Explaination of an important clause 5.0 Leadership Leadership (5.1 Leadership and Commitment) is the driving engine of any organization, leadership support and commitment is mandatory for any management system to execute and sustain. It is a proven fact and discussed by many leadership and management experts, professionals, and researchers […]

Risk-Based Thinking & Process Approach – New Concepts In ISO 9001:2015

Risk-Based Thinking & Process Approach – Two New Concepts in ISO 9001:2015

Risk-Based Thinking & Process Approach – New Concepts In ISO 9001:2015 Before moving forward, let us first understand two new concepts process approach and risk-based thinking which are also one of the three building blocks of this standard. The three building blocks are: PDCA Process Approach Risk-based Thinking What is a process? Set of activities, […]