Members of the Institute of Quality Assurance Management Consultants Register
have launched UK's first quality standard, tailored specifically to SME's.
This standard is an ideal route for organisations who currently lack the
resources or do not wish to pursue certification but who wish to be recognised
for taking the first steps to implementing a formal quality management system.
The Small Business Standard makes an ideal first step on the road to ISO 9001
or the Excellence Model.
Based upon a practical approach to delivering business results, the standard
provides a simple framework for self-assessment and performance improvement..
It will be a valuable tool in business planning, given that the underpinning
philosophy is that results depend on a correct combination of leadership,
strategy, resources and processes, people and culture.
AplusA-online.de - Source: Institute of Quality Assurance