The slow death curve of ISO 9000?


ISO9000deathcurve

Google books Ngram viewer shows the death curve of ISO 9000.

It happens to management fads:

Pseudoinnovation: the development and spread of healthcare quality improvement methodologies Kieran Walshe International Journal for Quality in Health Care DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzp012 153-159 First published online: 21 April 2009 http://intqhc.oxfordjournals.org/content/21/3/153

Walshe, K. Pseudoinnovation: the development and spread of healthcare quality improvement methodologies. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzp012

ISO 17025 is too insignificant to be measured by the Google tool, but ISO 15189 may be growing.

Of course you could use a different measure:

http://www.qualitydigest.com/sept01/html/news.html

 

Or as BSI does, devoid of a scale on the y axis; just the impression of a measurement:

Remind me of the SI unit for improvement?

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