Monthly Archives: August 2015

External peer review of university standards must continue, says QAA

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) applies ISO 9000-style inspection to universities.  Various authors have explored links of this approach to the corruption of ethical and academic standards at British universities. Try these: Stone M, Starkey M. The possible … Continue reading

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The slow death curve of ISO 9000?

Walshe, K. Pseudoinnovation: the development and spread of healthcare quality improvement methodologies. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzp012 https://sci-hub.tw/10.1093/intqhc/mzp012 Walshe, K. Pseudoinnovation: the development and spread of healthcare quality improvement methodologies. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzp012 https://sci-hub.tw/10.1093/intqhc/mzp012 Google books Ngram viewer shows the death curve of ISO … Continue reading

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