What is ISO 9000
? ISO 9000
is a globally accepted quality management system.
For example, in countries such as Spain and Italy--leaders in the world league table for ISO 9000
certification--numerous companies have publicized their certificate as a registered company as though it were a product quality label, despite the fact that the ISO standard itself prohibits such a practice (Heras 2006).
* HYP1: Most enterprises that implemented ISO 14000 implemented also ISO 9000
They evaluate public construction quality performance under yearly review to provide an objective means to assess public construction and safety standards against ISO 9000
:2008 quality management system standards for improving contractors' performance.
Therefore, the Egyptian government and consulting firms have been persuading Egyptian companies to seek ISO 9000
certification to ensure quality of products/services.
provides a framework for an organisation to develop a QMS to suit its own individual situation regardless of the end product, be it tangible (manufactured) intangible (service) or a combination of both.
However, until recently, there have been only few attempts to empirically establish the link between Human Resource Management (HRM) practices and ISO 9000
With the pressure on plastics processors to comply with ISO 9000
standards for quality management, these instruments are being used more than ever to evaluate incoming material and test finished products.