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Subject:Re: ISO 9000 From:Barry Kieffer <barry -dot- kieffer -at- EXGATE -dot- TEK -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 19 Jun 1998 08:41:31 -0700
> Ralph E. Robinson wrote:
> Any thoughts that ISO 9000 is just a 'fad' that will disappear in the
> near future should be quickly dispelled, and anyone thinking that way
> will go the way of the dinosaur. ISO is a fact of business life. It
> will become more important to successful businesses; it does work;
> companies do change and get better because of it; and it will _not_ go
And Barry Kieffer adds:
Ralph E. Robinson hits the nail on the head. ISO 9000 is not going
Additionally, if you are producing goods in the USA and want to sell
to the European market, ISO 9000 qualification will be required after the
So if you are not ISO 9000 qualified, forget about thinking
Besides, ISO 9000 qualification has employed many a technical writer
(nod nod, wink wink).
(Past ISO 9000 specification author)