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Integrated Management Systems

An integrated management system ('IMS') is a system that integrates all of a business's policies, processes, and procedures into one unified management framework.

A good IMS will help enable a business to:

  • Optimize management processes and operations;
  • Optimize use of its resources and reduce costs;
  • Streamline their processes and procedures;
  • Increase efficiency and avoid duplication;
  • Minimize the disruption caused by external audits; and,
  • Focus on providing good business outcomes.

A lot of organizations don’t have an IMS, they operate with separate teams using different systems to manage their respective areas. This structure is usually fragmented and detached, leading to issues in communication, a lack of common purpose to achieve a shared goal, and duplication of effort.

On the other hand, a business with teams sharing one integrated management system, using the same documents, and following unified processes will be better positioned to optimize their operations and make the most effective use of their time and resources.

Click on the links below to check out some of our helpful articles and learn more about the components, development, and implementation of integrated management systems.

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Need help developing and implementing an IMS that works for your organization?

It doesn’t matter what industry you operate in, QSM Group is here to help.

Our consultants have helped to develop and implement successful IMS solutions into businesses ranging from transport and logistics providers to financial services professionals.

Additionally, our partnership with Mango means we are able to offer an all-in-one integrated management system software solution.

Get in touch today to see how we can help your business streamline its management processes, improving performance, and optimizing efficiency.

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