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CQI Birmingham branch: The Nadcap approach to root-cause analysis
The CQI Birmingham branch event, held on 29 July, educated attendees about the role of the Performance Review Institute, a not-for-profit trade association that administers the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (Nadcap). Amandip Sandhu, CQP FCQI,
Risk Based Thinking
Published: 8 Aug 2019
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) have put together an Auditing Practices Group Guidance on: Risk Based Thinking. Read how ISO 9001 – Quality management can address risk planning in your organisation
How to motivate all employees to engage in improvement activities: a case study of DISCO Corporation
Published: 8 May 2019
DISCO Corporation, a company which is part of IRCA Japan OEA (Organisation Employing Auditors), provides design and development, manufacturing and related services for precision processing equipment and tools used in semiconductor manufacturing and other industries.
Internal quality audit – a myth buster
While he is aware of their, sometimes negative, reputation, Quality Manager Paul Vaughan wants to reassure everyone that internal quality auditors “don’t bite”. That is, of course, providing they’ve had their breakfast…
Auditing leadership according to ISO High Level Structure
Horacio Martirena, IRCA technical assessor, explores the challenges auditors face when ensuring adherence to one of the fundamental changes introduced by ISO High Level Structure – clause 5.1 leadership and commitment
The quality mentor
Published: 24 Apr 2019
Alicia Dimas talks to Angela Fumpson, Director and Founder at White Tiger Quality Management & Business Improvement and Chair of the CQI Avon Branch Committee, about her career, auditing and improvement
The auditor’s integrity report
Ammara Tasnim, Head of Customer Experience and Quality Management at Ufone, explains the importance of understanding ethics, and of not compromising your values when you are auditing an organisation
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