Ever since the appearance of the new revision of the ISO 9001 standard was published, I see incessant discussions of frightened Quality Assurance people on the differences between the revisions of 2015 and that of 2008. There are also a multitude of classes and training promising to help with the transition from the previous to the new.
Post Views: 1,166 Size matters 22 בדצמבר 2013 A short while ago we have celebrated Hanukkah, and at the party in my son’s school a few girls have staged and performed the old and well-loved song Hanna Zelda. This song always reminds me of all the micro-managers (and they always remind me of Hanna Zelda). …
In the Scheveningen district of The Hague in the Netherlands lies a miniature park called Madurodam, home to a range of 1:25 scale model replicas of famous Dutch landmarks. Among them is a statue of the famous Dutch boy, who has taken responsibility and plugged a leaking dike (picture on the right).
Most of you are well familiar with the feeling the Quality Assurance engineer/manager/person has in the majority of organizations: all this effort, overcoming all this resistance and then, upon leaving it unattended for a little while – everything just whams back into nothing, as if you have never done anything at all.