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Documented information – requirements in quality management system

Organizations certified for compliance with ISO 9001 certainly know very well the requirements of clause 7.5 “Documented information”. It is the essence of the requirements for document management. On the other hand, organizations certified with IATF 16949 standard must additionally meet the extended requirements of the above-mentioned point. What is documented information? Documented information is […]

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Supply chain – which requirements shall be communicated to the external providers?  

  An organization certified for compliance with ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949: 2016 is obligated to make a certain solution for supply chain management. These requirements relate to, inter alia, determine and apply criteria for the evaluation, selection, monitoring of performance, and re-evaluation of external providers. In addition to these criteria, I would like to […]

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Customer satisfaction – quality management system foundation

Customer satisfaction is essential to the success of the organization. It is a key indicator of organizational monitoring. In the quality management system according to IATF 16949, customer satisfaction has a remarkably high priority. So how to manage it? You will find the answer below. Customer satisfaction – where does it come from? One of […]

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Quality objectives – results to achieve in the quality management system

Entering the New Year for many organizations means a summary of activities in the quality management system for the previous year. At the same time, it is the moment to prepare the organization to meet the requirements of ISO 9001, IATF 16949 (more about this standard here) or another standard in the coming months. In […]

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Audit – do not look for nonconformities!

Have you ever felt a feeling of insecurity and stress hearing that an audit is coming? Moreover you must take part in it as an auditee? Unfortunately, it is not well remarked because it means a verification/control. Consequently, it may reveal a non-compliance with the requirements against which it is carried out. But is it […]

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IATF 16949 – what can your organization gain with this standard?

When I was a student of Management and Production Engineering, I went on an exchange program at the Fachhochschule Darmstadt near Frankfurt am Main. While being in Germany, I had the unique opportunity to work in the quality department at the Adam Opel GmbH factory in Rüsselsheim. The enormous pleasure of working with various quality […]

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Process Monitoring – Process Management With Use of Indicators

Process-managed organizations are required to use process monitoring (process-oriented management approach is discussed here and monitoring basics here ). For this purpose, they use indicators that provide guidance to continual improvement and effective use of resources. Thanks to them, organizations gain information on whether they are moving in the chosen direction in order to implement their […]

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Risk management framework – how to understand it

Qualitywise’s mission is to respond to the needs of its readers and followers of my profile in various social media. That’s why I recently asked you a question, what should the next article be about. Risk management framework was your answer: The clear advantage of risk management indicates that it is a very important aspect […]

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Processes – what is not discussed and is extremely important

When designing a process, we usually think about specific requirements set for it, for example, under the ISO 9001: 2015 standard. It defines in section 4.4. requirements for the quality management system and its processes. Probably if I had not examined the process approach as part of my dissertation, I would have concluded that what […]

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Process – how to design it to manage it effectively

The essence of processes presented in the article on the process approach largely relates to the requirements for processes. In this article, I’ll explain what a well-designed process needs to have. Components of the process When describing the process approach, I have already mentioned that the most popular description of the process is presented in […]