Context of the Organization Procedure

Context of the Organization Procedure

This context of the organization procedure template can assist your business comply with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001, Management Systems clauses:

  • 4.0. Context of the Organization.
  • 4.1. Understanding the Organization and its Context.
  • 4.2. Understanding the Needs and Expectations of (Workers and Other) Interested Parties.


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Understanding the Context of an Organization

Context of the organization refers to the conditions that exist or occur within a business. The term is often used to describe the relevant factors that make up a business’s internal and external environment.

There are several reasons why it is important to understand the context of an organizational structure, including:

  • To provide valuable insights into the business’s culture and values.
  • To help identify internal and external stakeholders and their interests, including relevant political economic and social technologies.
  • To help to determine the positive or negative aspects of the competitive and market economic environments.
  • To provide information about the business’s past and how it has evolved to achieve the intended outcomes.

Understanding the context of an organization means defining the scope, influences and effects of various elements within the organizational structure.

This may include the organizations:

Context of the Organization Procedure

  • Culture, goals and objectives.
  • Approach to governance.
  • Regulatory requirements and strengths weaknesses.
  • Customers, communication and information
  • The complexity of products and services.
  • The flow of processes and size of markets, etc,
  • Audit requirements in ISO certification.

How to Determine the Context of an Organization

The international standards of ISO 45001, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 do not prescribe methods for determining the context of an organization.

Therefore, this procedure template follows a very practical four-step approach:

  1. Identify who are the relevant interested parties and what their ISO requirements, needs and expectations are.
  2. Identify the internal issues that can affect our products, services, assets, investments and interested parties.
  3. Identify the external issues and contractual relationships that can affect products, services, assets, investments and interested parties.
  4. Regularly assist with management reviews and monitor those internal issues, external issues and interested parties that have been identified.

Contents of this Context of the Organization Procedure

  • Approval.
  • Purpose.
  • Determining the Scope.
  • Terms and Definitions.
  • Roles and Responsibilities.
  • Procedures.
  • Overview of the Context of the Organization Assessment.
  • Determining the Context.
  • Relevant Interested Parties.
  • Interest Party ISO Requirements and Issues of Concern.
  • Risks And Opportunities.
  • Strategic Objectives and Direction.
  • Related Procedures, Forms and Documents.
  • Review Management Criteria.
  • Record Management.
  • References.

Why Choose to Buy this Context of an Organization Procedure

This 8-page context of the organization procedure template defines the necessary processes on how to establish the ‘context’ of your business.

The procedure will guide you in setting up your strategic objectives and the preferred direction of your business through the:

  • Identification of your relevant interested parties and the expectations of interested parties.
  • If needed, the recognition of a statutory and regulatory certification body.
  • Analysis of internal audits and internal and external issues of concern.
  • Identification of needs and expectations of relevant interested parties.
  • Identification of the processes and documented information needed to ensure customer satisfaction.

Furthermore, this procedure can be used to define your business’s actual position in the marketplace.

It can be applied to help you understand your relevant business factors, such as:

  • Legal, political and economic aspects.
  • Social and technological encounters and challenges.

This will assist in positively influencing your business’s outcome.

After purchasing this template you will be able to:

  • Very easily edit and customize the template to create your own procedure.
  • Apply your own style, format and brand to the procedure.
  • Use it in any industry or sector regardless of the size or type of organization.

Availability and Use of this Context of the Organization Procedure

  • This procedure is accessible to you right now by clicking theBuy Now button.
  • The procedure will be delivered to you in fully editable Microsoft Word format for immediate and full use in your business.
  • There are no subscriptions, contracts or ongoing costs.

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