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use of ISO 9000 in social enterprises

Jane Foot

use of ISO 9000 in social enterprises

three case studies

by Jane Foot

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Published by Open University Business School .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJane Foot,Rob Paton.
SeriesWorking paper series -- 99/17
ContributionsPublic Interest and Non-Profit Management research unit(PiN).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19273411M

They are identical to the ISO series and people use the names interchangeably. Conformance is voluntary. However, many European firms use them as a requirement for suppliers. Within the United States, some firms also use the standards for supplier certification. ISO (Q90) is a guideline for selection and use of quality system standards.   ISO vs. Conversion Tool. This free tool will help you to convert ISO clauses to the new ISO clauses. Just select the number of your current clause below and you will find out which clause in ISO corresponds with it, and what kind of changes do you need to perform in your QMS to comply with the new revision of the standard.


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Bagchi. With creative use of resources and the help of experts, small companies can overcome obstacles on the path to ISO registration. by Nancy Callaghan and Les Schnoll A small business, as defined by the U.S.

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McKeown (), the impact of ISO has been very positive - over 50% (or four times as many companies) believed it saves money rather than costs money, although small ISO-certified companies are less likely to state that ISO saves money and 75% of the service sector said that ISO costs money.

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