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Act-[PDSA]

Definition:


Alternative Names

Concept Number: *172
English Master: Act PDSA
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: none

Detailing

The “Act” phase decides on what course of Action should be taken based on the information supplied by the “Study” phase. It is to Standardize the Process at a new Level or, to draw new conclusions about our original theory or, to determine and select new theories (to design or modify Processes).

“to Standardize, conclude and theorize” W. E. Deming [Personal Communication 1991]

Illustrations

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Type

Process


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Examples

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Notes

Notes:
1. In Evo, “Act” Means reviewing the Evo-Plan, determining the gap priorities, finding alternative steps and, deciding on the next step from the various alternatives. If the results of the last step are not satisfactory, a course of Action to correct it might be decided upon.


Keyed-Icons

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Drawn-Icons

Act is the south side of the rectangular Process symbol.

ActPDSA.png

The four corners of the Process Drawn-Icon stand for the Shewhart Process-cycle definition of “Plan, Do, Study, Act”.


Plan-Do-Study-Act-Cycle
Plan[PDSA]
Do[PDSA]
Study[PDSA]
Evolutionary-Project-Management
Statistical-Process-Control(SPC)


History-of-Concept

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This Concept entered by Diane O'Brien.

Created by system. Last Modification: Sunday 28 of October, 2018 22:26:52 CET by Admin (Kai).

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