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Implementing an ISO9000 Program

What are the important issues and areas to consider when determining whether to implement an ISO9000 program? What are some of problems that might arise in implementing such a program?

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As is the case in pretty much everything involved in making decisions throughout the business, leaders need to do a lot of brainstorming and discussions as to whether or not implementing ISO9000, for example, into the organization is a great move or not. Why leaders decide to implement these standards is different for every business but most likely is because of reasons mentioned on the International Organization for Standardization website. Information such as: "Standards to ensure desirable characteristics of products and services such as quality, environmental friendliness, safety, reliability, efficiency and interchangeability, and at an economical cost" (ISO, 2011). Factors involved determine aspects ...

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This solution discusses important issues and areas to consider when determining whether to implement an ISO9000 program.

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