Audit Evidence for Management System Auditors

In my job as a trainer of Quality Auditors, one of the things that I run into regularly is a misunderstanding of the requirement for auditors to have an evidence-based approach. Evidence is one of those terms that everyone automatically assumes that they understand, but when it comes to determining what is evidence they often run into problems. The problem…

The 95% Solution

Organizations don’t need structured management systems. Hard work, knowledge and experience will make organizations work effectively. In the old days we never had all of these systems and procedures and instructions and we got the job done. This is true. If your objective is to do things right 95% of the time. But what about the other 5%? Management systems…