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Ignition Guide to Planning for Quality Management System (QMS) Standardization

Published: 08 August 2017

ID: G00363937

Analyst(s): Quality Research Team


This guide will help you gain stakeholder buy-in for standardizing the Quality Management System (QMS), prioritize quality elements to standardize, and design the QMS standardization plan.

Table Of Contents



Before You Start

Common Pitfalls and Keys to Success

Step 1 of 4: Secure Stakeholder Buy-In for Standardizing the QMS


Step 2 of 4: Assemble a QMS Standardization Project Team


Step 3 of 4: Determine Quality Policies, Processes, and Procedures to Standardize


Step 4 of 4: Create and Communicate the QMS Standardization Roadmap


Review Your Performance

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