Manageengine Support The Degree of Life

The opportunities available to the younger generation have become immeasurable and taking advantage of what is on offer is essential to anybody wanting to create a worthwhile life. To us retirees we were not as fortunate and universities were for the well off so we had no option but to become trainees or apprentices.However, what we do have is the knowledge and experience that we have accrued over the many years we have lived. This passed on to our children can become of great benefit to them for now and many years to come but the number of years that we will be able to share this information with our off spring is entirely down to us.


Caring for our bodies and minds is of the utmost importance not just for our own quality of life but that of future generations. Falling into the trap of opting for an easy life should not be considered and following this path will only send the wrong messages to our children and grandchildren. As well as giving them the advantage of our life experiences, helping them to conduct themselves in a meaningful and healthy way will ensure that you have done your best for future generations.As time passes by we learn of the many things that cannot be taught in the class room and how to care for ourselves is one of them. Sport is taught in schools but healthy eating is often overlooked; children are often fed what they like rather than what their bodies need. Parents have less time to sit down at mealtimes with their children for a number of reasons and a diet of fast convenience foods is often the easy option. The reason for this is to save time and steer clear of arguments that generally occur when a child is confronted with a healthy meal they do not like.When we were growing up there was a certain lack of abundance of dietary options available and we had to eat what we were given or go hungry. In society today this could be seen as verging on abuse but it did us no harm and we grew up eating fresh vegetables and fruit. Processed foods were rarely consumed and our parents worked hard to provide for us but what we received we were appreciative of.


For these reasons it is vitally important to care for ourselves the best way we can to oversee and advise on the upbringing of our grandchildren for many years to come. The ability to manage and maintain a healthy and productive lifestyle will set an example to others who may criticise us as we age but deep down we can become a source of envy and respect.

What It Takes to Be a Certified With ISO

Benefits of ISO International Standards?

JAS-ANZ International Standards guarantees that products and services are safe, reliable and of good quality. For companies, they are strategic tools that help reduce costs by minimizing waste and errors and increasing productivity. They help companies gain access to new markets, in order to bring about equity, for developing countries and facilitate free and fair world trade.

How does JAS-ANZ develop standards?

JAS-ANZ are developed by the people that need them, through a consensus process. Experts from all over the world develop the standards that are required by their sector. This means they reflect a wealth of international experience and knowledge.

The main benefits of JAS-ANZ standards

JAS-ANZ was founded with the idea of answering the fundamental question: “what’s the best way of doing this?”

IMS (integrated management systems)

An integrated management system (IMS) combines all the components which is linked to different enterprises or business in a system, which helps in facilitating management and operation. Quality, environment and safety management systems are generally combined and administered as IMS. These systems are not separate systems but are later merged together, but are integrated with links to similar processes are managed and executed smoothly, without duplication.

As a part of gaining ISO certification it is important to have a good quality management system that not only meets the standards, but it will also improve business processes.

6 KEY STEPS TO ACHIEVING CERTIFICATION

1. Identify your key drivers

Its recommended that a formal is done at a senior management level, your key drivers for implementing a Quality Management System. Such drivers should include improved awareness of the performance of your key processes and the need for continual improvement, as well as any specific customer requirements.

2. Obtain the standard

Purchase a copy of the standard. Search the web for links to relating to your particular sector. Make sure you know the facts from the myths. An illustration, ISO 9001 is applicable to any organization in any industry, not just the manufacturing sector.

3. Define your strategy

To successfully implementation of a Quality Management System, commitment is required from senior management on defining the strategy. Start to formally document a quality policy and objectives following adequate requirements. Ensure that the requirements of the quality policy are measureable to be able to demonstrate continuous improvements.

4. Planning provides resources for

Developing a quality management system requires resources to be made available and realistic timelines allocated ensuring that responsibilities are shared within the organization and not just allocated to the Quality Manager. As the system is developed, this plan should be reviewed by senior management and kept updated. The responsibility for the Quality Management System and the Quality Management representative should be clearly identified. In addition, you may wish to employ a consultant to help develop the system. Make sure that the consultant knows and understands your business and any advice that covers your business as a whole.

5. Know your processes

IS0 9001 requires you to formally describe the interaction between the processes within the management system. This can be achieved by a simple process map specific to

your organization. The map should identify the key processes and also indicate the resources, controls, documentation and records needed to meet your customers’ requirements. Ensure this process map is validated throughout your business to ensure no areas or interactions are missed. As the system is developed this process map should be used, reviewed and updated for its eventual inclusion in the Quality Manual.

6. Determine training needs

ISO 14001, ISO 18001, ASNZ 4801, ISO 27001 requires proper identification of competence requirements for employees coming within the scope of the Quality Management System. Team leaders, employees and internal auditors will all need to meet the requirements of competence, sometimes requiring external training. A range of courses, workshops and seminars are available to meet these needs. Make sure to define how you will demonstrate the effectiveness of training.