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How to conduct an effective root cause analysis
Published: 26 Jul 2017
Mohamed Mohamedi, quality management engineer at Aramco, explains why identifying the correct root cause is crucial to recognising a valid corrective action.
ISO 9001:2015 – an opportunity to reboot your QMS
Published: 19 Jul 2017
Kevin Scanlan, quality and document control manager at CRC-Evans Offshore, explains how his team found success by rebuilding their QMS as part of the transition to ISO 9001:2015.
Whole process improvement in construction projects
Published: 30 Jun 2017
Helen Soulou, CQP FCQI, quality manager at Heathrow Airport, explains how the quality toolbox can transform a culture of snag lists and rework.
How I’m engaging 1,000 employees in ISO 9001:2015
Published: 30 Jun 2017
Kelsey Hopkinson, group environmental compliance manager at Places for People, explains how her organisation is transitioning to the revised standard for quality management systems.
The dangers of cowboy certification
Published: 8 Jun 2017
In an extract from Quality World magazine (June 2017), Rob Fenn, CQP FCQI, chief executive of the British Assessment Bureau, reveals how cowboy certification is threatening the reputation of ISO 9001:2015 and the industry.
Fish Fraud: How the Marine Stewardship Council tackles unregulated fishing
Published: 2 Jun 2017
In the early 1990s the impact of overfishing on the marine environment and on seafood supplies was reaching a critical point. This year the Marine Stewardship Council is celebrating its 20th anniversary and the picture is looking far healthier.
The cost of rework: Finding the key to improving productivity in construction
Published: 24 May 2017
Seán Connolly, the quality leader at Expanded, a Laing O'Rourke company, asks whether reducing rework is the key to improving productivity in construction.
The Competency Framework for Auditors – Part 3: How to ensure management intent is effectively implemented
Published: 25 Apr 2017
In part three of our series, Richard Green explains how to use Annex SL to ensure strategy decisions from the top are really being carried out on the ground.
Getting value from your supply chain
Published: 13 Apr 2017
Bob Hughes, CQP FCQI, explains why an organisation’s products and services are only as good as its supply chain.
Best of the CQI eLibrary: environmental management
Published: 14 Mar 2017
Read five of the latest journal articles on environmental management for quality professionals