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Shewhart-Deming Cycle (PDCA Concept)

Posted in Lean Six Sigma

PDCA cycle concept first introduced by Walter Shewhart, an engineer who worked at Bell Laboratory since 1920 and one of the mentors Demings. So in the end is often called the Deming PDCA cycle, Shewhart Cycle, since Deming popularized it.

PDCA cycle is the engine that focuses on manufacturing process improvement.Plan-Do-Check-Action is a basic improvement methods commonly used in the production process and an overall management philosophy.