The PDCA Cycle: Is It Still a Valid Tool for ISO 9001?

14th Sep, 2016 | ISO 9001

Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) has been the underpinning principle of the process approach to quality management for many years, yet is it sufficient to drive improvement for today’s competitive industry?

With the newly released ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015, the PDCA cycle maintains its prominent position as the improvement tool of choice in both these standards. However, there are other continuous improvement tools available so how do these stack up against PDCA? 

The PDCA Cycle: Is It Still a Valid Tool for ISO 9001?

PDCA-discussion paper

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