Iso Quality Management System Implementation for Small to Medium Manufacturing Firms Kenya

Show simple item record Guchu, G. Mwanaongoro, S. 2012-09-26T14:33:40Z 2013-07-19T07:42:40Z 2012-09-26T14:33:40Z 2013-07-19T07:42:40Z 2012
dc.description An article presented in Sustainable Research and Innovation Proceedings 2012 en_US
dc.description.abstract ISO 9000 standards represent a global consensus on quality management practices. It consists of standards and guidelines relating to quality management systems and related supporting standards. ISO 9001:2008 is the standard that provides a set of standardized requirements for a quality management system, and applies to any organization whether in the private, or public sector. It is the only standard in the family against which organizations can be certified. The quality management system must be checked if it works through, organization auditing itself, inviting clients to audit the system or engage independent quality system certification body to obtain certificate of conformity. This paper focuses on the approach to obtain ISO certification for small to medium sheet metal manufacturing firms in Kenya .The paper formulates steps that can be taken used to obtain certification by third party certifying bodies in Kenya. The purpose of the article is to provide overview of ISO9000:2008, its benefits for small to medium firms in Kenya, third party certifying bodies in Kenya and description how of ISO certification can be implemented. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher JKUAT en_US
dc.subject ISO 9000 en_US
dc.subject ISO 9000:2008 en_US
dc.subject Quality system en_US
dc.subject audit en_US
dc.title Iso Quality Management System Implementation for Small to Medium Manufacturing Firms Kenya en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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