By definition (effectiveness through efficiency), quality is a business interest, not a supreme value in its own right. Quality systems must be beneficial to the organization operating them. In this paper, the possible tangible advantages (both business- and operations-related) an accredited laboratory may draw from formal accreditation is viewed. Also, an attempt is made to roughly classify laboratories into those which are more likely, or less so, to benefit from accreditation.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Chemistry (all)
- Chemical Engineering (all)
- Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality