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Social Responsibility & Risk-Based Thinking

We attended ASQ’s Joint Technical Communities Conference in Orlando, FL this week. ┬áIn addition to attending some really insightful and valuable sessions by impressive quality industry leaders, we enjoyed participating in the panel discussion related to SR and the Update of Risk in the New ISO Management Systems Standards. Risk is highlighted in the recently …

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ISO 9001:2015 – What You Should Know

A myriad of industries are buzzing about the newly released ISO 9001 revision. With a greater focus on stakeholders and a risk-based thinking approach, the anticipated revision is said to have greatly improved the scope and ultimately the benefits associated. A more detailed comparison and additional useful resources are found here. With the revision so …

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ISO 14001:2015 – Who Needs Environmental Management?


The quality industry is buzzing this week as the International Organization for Standardization released the latest revision of the ISO 14001 environmental management standard. “ISO 14001:2015 is an internationally agreed standard that sets out the requirements for an environmental management system. It helps organizations improve their environmental performance through more efficient use of resources and …

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Understanding the Supplier Audit Process

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5W2H of Process Audits: What You Should Know


We’ve used 5W2H to discuss Product Quality Control before, and now we’re using this popular tool to provide insight regarding process audits. Who? Quality auditors are often certified and/or have other applicable training specific to the types of audits they perform. Quality auditors must be professional, ethical and objective. They must be able to select …

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