set of interrelated or interacting elements of an organization to establish policies and objectives, and processes to achieve those objectives
Note 1 to entry: A management system can address a single discipline or several disciplines, e.g. quality management, financial management or environmental management.
Note 2 to entry: The management system elements establish the organization’s structure, roles and responsibilities, planning, operation, policies, practices, rules, beliefs, objectives and processes to achieve those objectives.
Note 3 to entry: The scope of a management system can include the whole of the organization, specific and identified functions of the organization, specific and identified sections of the organization, or one or more functions across a group of organizations. [
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