Patrick Ambrose

Biography

Pat is the founder of SystemsThinking.Works and has been auditing, consulting on and teaching management systems for over 25 years. At SystemsThinking.Works he is supported by a small team with experience in quality management, project management, and six sigma in several industries including automotive, healthcare, consumer goods, and government.

Pat wants to share not only ideas from his experiences in quality, auditing and management systems, but also what he’s most passionate about – critical thinking and systems thinking and how these can be applied to make organizations effective. It’s not just about getting ISO certification. It’s about thinking critically about what an organization needs and what the people responsible for making that happen need in order to make it happen.

As a semi-retired grandfather of seven, SystemsThinking.Works and his ebooks are Pat’s way of putting everything he’s learned and experienced together in one place. It is there for the taking. Learn what you can and what you want. The outcomes from what you learn are up to you.

Where to find Patrick Ambrose online


Books

ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949 Rationalized
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / automobile industry
This book is about making sense of how the 9001 and IATF Standards work together in a process based manufacturing environment. It's a practical, easy to use comparison of the ISO 9001:2015 and the new IATF 16949:2016 standards. It effectively takes the two standards adopted by the certifying bodies and reorganizes the requirements back into one single manufacturing process based structure.
IATF 16949:2016 Audit Guide and Checklist 2nd Edition
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 19,590. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / automobile industry
Pat Ambrose's IATF 16949:2016 Audit Guide and Checklist Second Edition has over 350 pages of insightful and practical advice for planning, deploying and improving a Quality Management System (QMS) in the automotive sector. It covers every requirement in both ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 plus Customer Specific Requirements (GM, FORD, FCA, VW, PSA), all current Core Tools, and CQI requirements.
Systems Thinking and ISO 9001:2015
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Pat Ambrose's newest eBook is a journey to address the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 from a systems thinking perspective and in terms of Rational Thinking. The ebook has eight insightful chapters that cover all of the main clauses of the new standard and relates them to the thinkers and ideas behind Rational Thinking such as Geoffrey Vickers and Peter Checkland.
ISO 9001:2015 Audit Guide and Checklist
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,180. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
The ISO 9001:2015 Audit Guide and Checklist helps you take a process-based approach to effective and value added management systems. It has over 300 pages of practical advice for planning, deploying and sustaining a Quality Management System. The checklist offers over 170 evidence-based System Design questions and over 950 evidence-based questions organized by 13 generic processes.
ISO 14001:2015 Audit Guide and Checklist
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,650. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
The ISO 14001:2015 Audit Guide and Checklist helps you take a process-based approach to your Environmental Management System. It has over 100 pages of practical advice on planning, deploying and sustaining an effective EMS. It includes 10 chapters on process-based auditing for your EMS, over 70 evidence-based system design questions and over 100 additional questions based on 13 generic processes.

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