The causes and consequences of the world becoming a global village can be seen from very different angles. But its most important impacts come up as the planning and execution of economic and social activities. Therefore, it is necessary to establish and maintain structures, dominating quality at every stage of the economy. That is, ensuring accordance with international standarts. The standarts, published and continuously improved by the International Organization for Standadization (ISO), provide a positive environment for the following outcomes: Standarts, facilitate the trading of commodities on a global scale. As these standarts are a global language, they provide easy diffusion of information. As a result of the positive externality of this information, management activities and risk managements are facilitated. In this study, in ensuring the establishment and operation of quality management systems in enhancing the competetiveness of enterprises in Turkey, how ISO standarts can be used and in which areas improvements can be provided, will be given.
Quality Economics, Quality Management Systems, International Standards, International Organization f