Answer:- No, the Quality Policy is not a good place for the context of the organization. Does the new version of the standard give the companies more freedom? For instance, if a person is going through several spaces, the questions are grouped in the order of the spaces. Therefore, Continuous is Theoretical the continuous improvement program of the company while Continual is Practical a specific project of the company. There will be a three-year transition period for organizations to have its certification converted to revision 5 version 2015 , giving you until the end of 2018. The questions are in a logical order.Next
Answer:- Yes, auditors will need to adopt a different approach. Auditors will not require documented records, but simply verbal justification that it was performed. Furthermore, you may want to call your customers now because some of them may require a shorter timeframe to adopt the new standard. Answer:- The new version brings the expanded concept of customers. While some documents and procedures will not be mandatory anymore they can be kept and serve as a good repository for evidence of compliance to new concepts brought by the new standard version.Next
An example of why is because instead of auditors focusing on documented procedures and records, they will need to watch the processes to look for evidence that may not need to be written anymore. The standard refers to continual improvement in several clauses. Answer:- The 2015 version is not going to explicitly require any new document or procedure. Answer:- Continuous never stops until perfection is achieved. A good quality checklist guides the user. Companies, intuitively apply risk-based thinking, which will replace preventive action in the new version of the standard.Next
A well-executed conversion may take between 6 and 12 months, but do not plan to get started by Jan 2018 because if you have issues then you will miss the deadline. There will not be a written requirement, meaning a template is not provided to gather the list of interested parties and respective requirements or needs. It reminds us on things that we need to do as well as the things that we have already accomplished in the past. But we are strongly recommending that internal auditors, including experienced ones, be re-trained in the 2015 version of the Standard. What is going to be the approach adopted by the registrars once the standard is released? The standard will not require the usage of a specific tool or methodology to prove evidence of risk-based thinking, neither for identification of risks and opportunities and nor for the subsequent action plan. Answer:- Risk-based thinking is simpler than risk management.Next
Is this an advantage or disadvantage? How do we document the opportunities rather than risks? If they are not adequate to serve at least one of the mentioned purposes, then they can be shamelessly eliminated. We bring checklists when we go on vacations to remind us on the things that we need to bring. Is the Quality Policy a good place to describe the new context of the organization? Checklists are provided to serve as a guide to people who need to take note or do a lot of things that may be too much for our memory. The Standard approval process is complete and its release will take place in September 2015 September 23rd to be exact. Answer:- We strongly recommend training the entire leadership team. The context of the organization can be documented, in the Quality manual, if the organization decides to keep it. However, we recommend an internal procedure to facilitate this task.Next
We also bring them when we go shopping to prevent us from forgetting the things that we need to purchase. When should an organization get started with the transition? Instead of eliminating the Quality manual and some procedures that are not mandatory anymore, we are advising our customers to revise them to confirm its compliance with the new concepts in the new standard. Is it not be six mandatory procedures anymore? Call your registrar now to understand their approach. How is risk-based thinking different from risk management? Will auditors need to have a different assessment approach?. While continual presumes a set target is to be achieved at a certain point or time-frame, and when achieved, a new target is set and the cycle continues with no concept of perfection. A few of the documents will not be required anymore, like the Quality manual for instance.
Registrars will grant first-time certifications post Q2 2018 exclusively under the new revision. Answer:- The intent in the new version is crystal clear on this topic. However, businesses do require risk management and mitigation plans, regardless. For those companies who already gather customer specific requirements, the same repository may be adapted to collect other interested parties requirements or needs. A logical checklist is well divided into separate sections, presents logical sets of questions and is intuitive to use.
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