The implementation of integrated management system in AUO SunPower Sdn. Bhd. towards Quality Management System
Mohd Hafizzudin, Muzaimi
Boon Cheong, Chew
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Over the past few decades, many companies have embraced the Quality Management Systems since quality appears to be the fundamental requirements for corporate competitiveness. Recently, Environmental Management System, ISO 14001 and Occupational Health and Safety Management System, ISO 18001 need to be considered as one of the additional quality management system dedicated to the management after the ISO 9001 has been implemented. The relations and contacts between the three main management system lead to the existence of Integrated Management System (IMS) as the way to meet the requirements in quality management, environmental management and occupational health and safety management. This study explored the effectiveness of the Integrated Management System in order to enhance the efficiency in management. Furthermore, this study used mixed method, which is quantitative and qualitative method that included interviews and also a questionnaire technique to investigate the related and importance for AUO SunPower in identifying the drivers, benefits, components, processes and barriers for the implementation of Integrated Management System. By doing this, the author can identify the important factors and also the best strategies in implementing the Integrated Management System (IMS). On the other hand, the author also have proposed the innovative suggestions and best practices to enhance the efficiency of the IMS implementation which can enable the company to have the maximum advantages of these comprehensive management systems. As a conclusion, the Integrated Management System might become the best practices for AUO SunPower Sdn. Bhd. in order to maintain the green management system and provided the sustainability practices. Besides, IMS also supports AUO SunPower to be more competitive than the other system and provided the sustainability practices. Besides, IMS also supports AUO SunPower to be more competitive than the other companies.