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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  31/AGO/2009 10:44 PM
Assunto:  Avaliação - continuando

     In some cases, mainly when it comes to products and talking about industrial processes (but not just them) I think that 'Quality Assurance Manual' would do the trick.


    ISO 9000/9001 in a general way would be a type of Quality Assurance Manual or the starting point to a company own manual, but anyway it would have the manual processes complying with the ISO.   In Brazil, ISO 9001 (and the others ISOs are regulated by ABNT).


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ISO 9000 Quality Assurance
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Quality assurance
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Quality assurance, or QA for short, refers to planned and systematic production processes that provide confidence in a product's suitability for its intended purpose. Refer to the definition by Merriam-Webster for further information [1]. It is a set of activities intended to ensure that products (goods and/or services) satisfy customer requirements in a systematic, reliable fashion. QA cannot absolutely guarantee the production of quality products, unfortunately, but makes this more likely.
Two key principles characterise QA: "fit for purpose" (the product should be suitable for the intended purpose) and "right first time" (mistakes should be eliminated). QA includes regulation of the quality of raw materials, assemblies, products and components; services related to production; and management, production and inspection processes.
It is important to realize also that quality is determined by the intended users, clients or customers, not by society in general: it is not the same as 'expensive' or 'high quality'. Even goods with low prices can be considered quality items if they meet a market need.


Quality assurance versus quality control (QC).
Quality control emphasizes testing of products to uncover defects, and reporting to management who make the decision to allow or deny the release. Whereas quality assurance attempts to improve and stabilize production, and associated processes, to avoid, or at least minimize, issues that led to the defects in the first place.[citations needed] To prevent mistakes from arising, several QA methodologies are used. However, QA does not necessarily eliminate the need for QC: some product parameters are so critical that testing is still necessary. QC activities are treated as an integral part of the overall QA processes.[citation needed]



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Avaliação  –  Carla B.  31/AGO/2009, 8:37 PM
Avaliação  –  Fran  31/AGO/2009, 8:53 PM
Avaliação - continuando  –  Fran  31/AGO/2009, 9:04 PM
Avaliação - continuando  –  Carla B.  31/AGO/2009, 9:18 PM
 Avaliação - continuando  –  PPAULO  31/AGO/2009, 10:44 PM

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