A method for analysis of statistical Process data, which aims to improve the performance Levels and reduce the variability of the results. Emphasis is placed on distinguishing between Systemic problems (which can be cured by Changing the System) and Special-Causes of results (which need to be improved at the individual, not the organizational) Level

Alternative Names

Concept Number: *466
English Master: Statistical-Process-Control
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: SPC *466


Source: Developed by Walter Shewhart and taught by his students W. Edwards Deming and Joseph Juran. See references to these Authors.


Illustration: none



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Created by system. Last Modification: Friday 15 of November, 2013 14:02:54 CET by Hsunwen (Lisa) Liu.