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Internal quality audits ‐ obstacles or opportunities?

Internal quality audits ‐ obstacles or opportunities? Suggests that auditing has been viewed by its recipients throughout history as a negative process. This perception results from how the audit is conducted, who conducts the audit, and the findings of the audit. Proposes to outline the role of internal auditing in transforming an organization into a more preventive and proactive organization. Addresses auditing from a prevention focus and puts forward a positive approach to auditing that maximizes its role in process improvement. Concludes with a summary of several key points to be addressed in generating this transformation, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Training for Quality Emerald Publishing

Internal quality audits ‐ obstacles or opportunities?

Training for Quality , Volume 4 (3): 3 – Sep 1, 1996

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1996 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0968-4875
DOI
10.1108/09684879610125725
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Abstract

Suggests that auditing has been viewed by its recipients throughout history as a negative process. This perception results from how the audit is conducted, who conducts the audit, and the findings of the audit. Proposes to outline the role of internal auditing in transforming an organization into a more preventive and proactive organization. Addresses auditing from a prevention focus and puts forward a positive approach to auditing that maximizes its role in process improvement. Concludes with a summary of several key points to be addressed in generating this transformation,

Journal

Training for QualityEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 1, 1996

Keywords: Assessment; Continuous improvement; Internal audit; QS‐9000; ISO 9000

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