International Organization for standardization is a non-governmental and international organization that ensures the quality, safety, and efficiency of the company’s products, services, and systems all over the world. The certification ensures that a management system, manufacturing process or documentation procedure has all the requirements for standardization and quality assurance. From energy management and social responsibility to medical devices, ISO certification exist in wide areas of industry. The classification of each certification is different and is done numerically.
Below are some of the few points to keep in mind about ISO:
1. The size of the organization does not matter
2. You may be a restaurant or a consultancy or a government entity, your industry does not matter.
3. ISO is not a standard of products. The quality of the products is not defined by ISO.
4. It is also not a persona standard meaning an individual cannot be ISO certified.
5. ISO is not a membership group.
Advantages of ISO certification:
- Better internal management.
- Less wastage.
- Increase in efficiency, productivity, and profit.
- Improved customer retention and acquisition.
- Consistent outcomes, measured and monitored.
- Globally recognized standard.