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Quality and Workplace Engineering

There are a number of parallels between the concepts of both quality and ergonomics. While ergonomics is a separate and distinct tool in a manager’s problem-solving kit, the overlap between quality and ergonomics is important. Ergonomics can readily be used to improve quality (McLeod 1995:124).
Terms used interchangeably with workplace engineering are ergonomics, human factors […]

ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 – A South African perspective

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ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 – A South African perspective
Quality management has always been underrated and its benefits underplayed. Yet leading organisations continuously punt the implementation of a variety of quality tools. Management systems are designed to enhance the operation, effectiveness and competence of organisations adopting them. Unfortunately, negative and bad practices adopted has […]