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Management Review and ISO Standard


Management Review and ISO standard are closely related with each other. It is one of the mandatory things for ISO management system standard Certification and after certification. Most of the companies do it very frequently as it needs basis. But this should be done at planned intervals according to ISO management system standard requirement. Twice in a year is standard for ISO Certified company.

How much it is suitable, adequate, effective and aligned with the company’s strategic direction that is checked by this Management Review Meeting(MRM). In another word you can say QMS(Quality Management System) performance is measured by this meeting.

It is told in the clause number 9.3 of ISO 9001:2015 standard. 9.3 is the sub clause of main clause 9. Clause 9 describes the Performance evaluation of the QMS. It is divided into three parts one is MONITORING MEASUREMENT ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION second is INTERNAL AUDIT and the third part is MR(Management Review)

Management Review and ISO Standard
Management Review Meeting

Management Review and ISO standard is a part of each other. One cannot live without other. There is a guideline for performing MR according to ISO 9001 or management system standard. Usually there should be two parts one is input and another is output

INPUT: Previous status of MR, any changes of external and internal issues, customer satisfaction and feedback, status of quality objectives, conformity of products and services, status of NC and CA Plans, monitoring & measurement result of products and services, internal audit report, performances of external providers, adequacy of resources, effectiveness of actions taken on risks and OFI(Opportunity of improvement)

OUTPUT: Decisions and actions from the management on OFI, any need for changes of QMS and resource needs.

For effectiveness of ISO management system standard certification there is a close relation between the two phrase and that is Management Review and ISO Standard.