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ISO 9001 for Small Businesses now available as ePub

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ISO has just launched an ePub edition of one of its most successful publications, ISO 9001 for Small Businesses.

The original paper publication, in plain language and through numerous concrete examples from a wide range of sectors, helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to understand and implement ISO's globally known standard for quality management systems, ISO 9001, implemented worldwide by more than a million organizations, large and small, in manufacturing and services, in public and private sectors

The new ePub edition provides new benefits, including:

  • Mobile – can be read on most tablets
  • Reflowable – adapts well to variously sized displays and devices
  • User friendly
  • Easy to read even on small screens
  • Easier to read on tablets than PDF files

ISO 9001 for Small Businesses is authored by a group of experts participating in ISO/TC 176, the ISO technical committee responsible for the ISO 9000 family of standards. The full text of ISO 9001:2008 is included in boxes, section by section, accompanied by explanations, examples and implementation guidance in everyday terms.

The ePub text is the third edition of the handbook, which was first published in 1996. It is one of the most successful handbooks ever produced by ISO – national editions having been published by numerous ISO member countries including Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, Norway, Slovenia, Spain, South Africa, Sweden and Uruguay.

The ePub edition of ISO 9001 for Small BusinessesWhat to do: Advice from ISO/TC 176 costs 50 Swiss francs and is available from ISO national member institutes (see the complete list with contact details) and from ISO Central Secretariat through the ISO Store or by contacting the Marketing, Communication and Information department.

ISO 9001 for Small Businesses. What to do

Written by a group of ISO/TC 176 experts, this handbook has been updated to take account of ISO 9001:2008, which gives the requirements for quality management systems.