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Quality Management System (QMS)

A quality management system is a set of interacting systems and processes companies use to make sure policies and procedures exist, and that objectives are set and monitored for improvement.

Processes use resources to change inputs into outputs. The output(s) of each process typically becomes an input to one or more other process(es).

(1) Quality Management System - (aka QMS) Any system or group of systems and sub-systems intended to manage Quality_assurance related activities in a company or an organization.


(2) ISO 9000:2005

" 3.2.2

quality management system

management system (3.2.2) to direct and control an organization (3.3.1) with regard to quality (3.1.1)"


See also

Implementing a Quality Management System

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