Implementation of ISO 9000 means the application of four standards on quality management and quality assurance (QA). It has the objective of implementing both the requirements and using the principles and guidelines which shall ensure that clients are satisfied. Client satisfaction, in turn, shall enhance the capability of the organization to meet its objectives and targets. What are the Benefits? .
The idea behind the implementation of ISO 9000 is to be able to make a benchmark wherein a company can compare its systems with others. Having a standard in the world market makes the company more valuable. Some businessmen who own small businesses (companies with 100 employees and more) do not see the advantage of ISO 9000 implementation. They think that it is too expensive. There are information going around that a business has to spend 75,000 dollars for registration and implementation.
This is just a myth. The cost of ISO 9000 implementation depends on the number of employees that a company has. It is therefore logical to think that a smaller company shall incur lesser costs. There are other factors that can affect the cost of ISO 9000 implementation, but the number of employees has the greatest impact. Meanwhile, according to the studies made by McGraw/Dun & Brad-Street, companies with ISO 9000 implementation has been able to recover their costs after three years or maybe less.
Some small businessmen perceive ISO 9000 implementation as unimportant and costly, but this can prove to be beneficial to the company in the long run. If a businessman wants to see his company competing in the marketplace, create a standard by registering in ISO 9000.