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Plan-Do-Study-Act-Cycle

Definition:


Alternative Names

Concept Number: *168
English Master: PDSA Cycle
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: PDSA-Cycle, PDSA

Detailing

It is a method for Changing a defined Work-Process to reflect measurably better Process. The Concept was developed by Walter Shewhart and taught by W. Edwards Deming [DELAVIGNE94, DEMING86, DEMING93].


Illustrations


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PDSA Cycle Photo Deming.png

Deming


Type

Method

Domain: SPC & CPI



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This Concept entered by Diane O'Brien.

Created by system. Last Modification: Thursday 14 of November, 2013 00:50:20 CET by Kai Thomas Gilb.