Does ISO 9001 pay? - Analysis of 42 studies

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Participants

  • Henk de Vries
    Role: Faculty
    Reference type: Co-written by
  • Basak Manders
    Role: PhD Candidate
    Reference type: Co-written by
  • Manders, B.; Vries, H.J. de
    Role: General
    Reference type: Journalist

Media outlets

  • ISO.org (Online)

Description

In 1987, ISO published the first ISO 9000 series of quality management standards (QMS). Since then, more than one million organizations in 178 countries have achieved ISO 9001 certification. But have they enjoyed financial benefits from doing so ? This article summarizes key results from 42 scientific studies.

In 1987, ISO published the first ISO 9000 series of quality management standards (QMS). Since then, more than one million organizations in 178 countries have achieved ISO 9001 certification. But have they enjoyed financial benefits from doing so ? This article summarizes key results from 42 scientific studies.