Understanding the Context of Organization(s)


The context of every ISO management system standard (Clause 4) has three important considerations for the organization to consider:

  • What is relevant to its purpose and that affects its ability to achieve the intended outcomes of the management system?

  • How does the organization establish a risk-based approach for determining actions that can pose an adverse effect and those that can pose a beneficial effect?

  • Context changes from facility to facility in the scheme of a corporation having operating facilities and supporting suppliers