ISO 9001:2015 In Brief

4th Edition

Ray Tricker

Published June 29, 2016
Reference - 258 Pages - 165 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138025868 - CAT# Y166284

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ISO 9001: 2015 In Brief provides an introduction to quality management systems for students, newcomers and busy executives, with a user friendly, simplified explanation of the history, the requirements and benefits of the new standard.

This short, easy-to-understand reference tool also helps organisations to quickly set up an ISO 9001:2015 compliant Quality Management System for themselves at minimal expense and without high consultancy fees.

Now in its fourth edition, ISO 9001:2015 In Brief consists of a number of chapters covering topics like:

    • What is Quality? – An introduction to the requirements and benefits of quality, quality control and quality assurance
    • What is a QMS? – The structure of a Quality Management System and associated responsibilities.
    • Who produces Quality Standards? – An opportunity to see how interlinked the various Standards Bodies are today.
    • What is ISO 9001:2015? - The background to this particular standard, how it has grown and developed over the years and what ‘Annex SL’ is all about.
    • What other standards are based on ISO 9001:2015? – Details of other standards that replicate or are broadly based on ISO 9001:2015.
    • What to do once your QMS is established – Process improvement tools, internal auditing and the road to ISO 9001:2015 certification.

This is supported by:
Annex A – A summary of the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 - including an overview of the content of the various clauses and sub clauses, the likely documentation required and how these would affect an organization. A cross-reference to the previous ISO 9001:2008 Clauses is also provided as well as a complete bibliography and glossary.


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