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BS ISO 20252

Market, opinion and social research – Vocabulary and service requirements

ISO 20252

BS ISO 20252:2012 establishes the terms and definitions as well as the service requirements for organizations and professionals conducting market,opinion and social research.

The standard sets out requirements for a quality management system. The standard requires senior management to be responsible for quality of client service, and the development, interpretation and continual improvement of the system. It also requires the appointment of a quality manager with sufficient authority to be responsible for and have control over the entire system.

The standard also sets out requirements for the confidentiality of research, project documentation, training, outsourcing, and reviewing the effectiveness of the quality system as a whole.

Ordering copies

MRS has arranged for members to receive a 25% discount on copies of BS ISO 20252 or BS ISO 26362. To order please contact tel: 020 7566 1853.

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