Definition: Quality framework
Quality; Peer reviews
A management system to direct and control an organisation with regard to quality - ranging from generally applicable, basic quality management systems and advanced forms referred to as excellence models, to systems or models developed for the concrete areas (e.g. for statistical production and dissemination).
Based on International Organization for Standardization (ISO), ISO Standard 9000/2005: "Quality management systems - Fundamentals and vocabulary", Geneva, 2005