Standards Outlook: Process Auditing and Techniques
- Quality Progress
- June 2006
- Volume 39 Issue 6
- Russell, J.P.
- J.P. Russell & Associates, Gulf Breeze, FL
Process audits are highly focused, but their effective techniques are not always understood. Because there is no sanctioned process audit standard, anyone can claim to be doing process audits. Also, the use of process auditing techniques such as tracing is not limited to process audits or process-based management systems.