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Mike Micklewright: Creating a Leaner Quality Management System

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Micklewright suggests applying lean principles to your quality management system.

 

Downsize Documentation

• Companies tend to overdocument their QMS

• Sort your documents

• Check the revision record of documents

• Check documents from old standards

• Check contents of documents

• Create two-page quality manual

 

Using quick changeover to modify documents

• Value stream map of documentation

• Reduce wasted time in creating, modifying or approving documents

 

Integrating lean into your QMS

• Lean, ISO 9001, and other quality programs often duplicate each other

 

For more information on making a lean QMS, read Micklewright's book: Lean ISO 9001: Adding Spark to your ISO 9001 QMS and Sustainability to your Lean Efforts available at the ASQ book store.

 
 

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