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Clause 4 Context of the Organization

4.4 The management system

Clause Criteria

The organization shall establish, implement, maintain and continually improve a management system, including the processes needed and their interactions, in accordance with the requirements of this document.


The intent of the Management System clause is to specify the overarching requirement(s) related to creating the necessary procedures, together, form an effective management system in conformance to the subscribed ISO Standard.

The organization retains authority, accountability, and autonomy, to decide how it will fulfil the management system requirements, including the level of detail and extent to which it will integrate the management system requirements into its business.

Chief Explainer:

Phil Byrne

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