The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the ethical issues that led to its creation serve as the foundation for this informative and groundbreaking book. Author William A. Stimson offers valuable insight about Sarbanes-Oxley, including its relationship with the ISO 9001 quality management system standard and how an existing ISO 9001 framework can be easily integrated with a company's financial system to achieve compliance with the requirements of the act. This integration also benefits companies by providing a single system of governance over all their operations. Stimson's innovative recommendations have the potential to transform the way quality is governed, benefiting both companies and customers.
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About the Author
Author William A. Stimson, Ph.D., is a certified quality auditor and consultant in ISO 9000 requirements, statistical process control, and quality management. He has more than 30 years' experience in industry, 20 of them as an engineer and manager. This experience includes the design and development of automatic control systems for spacecraft and for industrial applications, and project and functional management of test and evaluation groups. In addition, Stimson spent 10 years as a lead auditor with the U.S. Navy responsible for the qualification of defense contractors and shipyards under Mil-Q-9858.