ISO 9001 / ISO 9001 and the QMS Manual
If ISO 9001:2015 does not require a QMS Manual then what should be in its place
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Yes, ISO 9001:2015 does not mention the existence of a quality manual. Please check this article about mandatory documentation - List of mandatory documents required by ISO 9001:2015 - https://advisera.com/9001academy/knowledgebase/list-of-mandatory-documents-required-by-iso-90012015/
So, it is not mandatory to have a quality manual, neither is forbidden to have one. So, if you find usefulness in a quality manual you can write one. I recommend organizations to have a quality manual, but it is just a recommendation. You can find a suggestion for the quality manual content in this article - The future of the Quality Manual in ISO 9001:2015 - https://advisera.com/9001academy/knowledgebase/the-future-of-the-quality-manual-in-iso-90012015/
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