Depending on the depth and breadth of the above they could require extensive documentation to achieve the results. The diagram below is taken from ISO 9001:2015 and shows the interconnection between various elements.
ISO 9001:2015 Plan Do Check Act Cycle
Depending on your particular situation, ISO 9001:2015 could require more or less documentation than ISO 9001:2008. The reality is that it will no longer be adequate to just mimic a line-by-line checklist approach to your quality management system. Input will be necessary from all parties that can effect the outcome of customer satisfaction.
Clause A.4 Risk-based thinking
" One of the key purposes of a quality management system is to act as a preventative tool."
The bottom line is your organization will need to spend time reading ISO 9001:2015 and focusing on inputs and processes and not a checklist.
Phil Wiseman is Chief Marketing Officer at Alliance Calibration. He earned a B.S. in Chemical Physics from Centre College. Phil is an ASQ Certified Quality Auditor and ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence.
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