ISO 9000


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ISO 9000

a QUALITY standard drawn up by the INTERNATIONAL STANDARDIZATION ORGANIZATION. ISO 9000 is identical to the BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION'S quality standard BS 5750. To obtain certification a supplier is required to establish, document and maintain an effective and economical quality system.
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The DBM should require at least the start of ISO 9000 certification before the 2018 release of the DA budget.
Consistency, cost savings, enhanced reputation and credibility and a structure that can serve as a springboard for growth are the primary benefits of ISO 9000.
The underlying premise of ISO 9000 certification is that the creation of products and services is the result of a system, the inputs and outputs of which can be measured at various points as the system adds value.
The Service has taken the position that INDOPCO applies to all ISO 9000 certification costs, which in the past would have been considered ordinary and necessary business expenses.
The last decade saw a remarkable growth in the acceptance of ISO 9000 quality standards.
A number of studies have identified various problems and difficulties that the companies faced when implementing ISO 9000 standards (Morita, 1996; SGS Yarsley, 1996; Al-Ghamdi, 1998, Barnes, 1998; and Chittenden, Poutziouris and Mukhtar, 1998).
Depending on the size of the plant, the cost to prepare a site for ISO 9000 ranges from $15,000 to $1 million.
This also causes a complete renumbering and revising of the common requirements of ISO 9000 and ISO 14000.
ISO 9000 is not a quality standard per se, but is a management control procedure which involves documentation of the processes of design, production and distribution to ensure that the quality of products and services consistently conforms to predetermined standards.
As a result, several groups around the world are reexamining the nature and role of ISO 9000 and certification.
It has been a full decade since ISO 9000 was launched in 1988 by the International Standards Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.