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Assessment - definitions

Assessment - A systematic evaluation process of collecting and analyzing data to determine the current, historical or projected compliance of an organization to a standard.

[Category=Quality ]

Source: American Society for Quality, 31 August 2010 10:35:53, External

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Assessment - The evaluation process used to measure the performance or effectiveness of a system and its elements. As used here, assessment is an all-inclusive term used to denote any of the following: audit, performance evaluation (PE), management systems review (MSR), peer review, inspection, or surveillance.

[Category=Quality Assurance ]

Source: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, 15 March 2011 07:16:54, External

Assessment - An evaluation process including a document review, an on-site audit and an analysis and report. Customers may also include a self-assessment, internal audit results and other materials in the assessment.

[Category=Quality ]

Source: The Quality Portal, 31 March 2011 08:51:32, External 

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