Qs 9000: An overview and comparison with ISO 9000

J. L. Chi Fong, J. Antony

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    QS 9000 is a quality system standard for the automotive industry, developed in the USA in 1994 by Ford, General Motors, Daimler-Chrysler and the US truck manufacturers. It was developed with the objective of standardising the quality system procedures, responsibilities and processes within an organisation. The paper briefly illustrates a comparison of QS 9000 with other automotive standards. The paper also examines the relationship between ISO 9000, QS 9000 and TQM.

    Original languageBritish English
    Pages (from-to)315-318
    Number of pages4
    JournalTQM Magazine
    Issue number5
    StatePublished - 2001


    • Automobile industry
    • Quality systems


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