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Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA)


  • Identify: Define the problem in detail and establish objectives.

  • Observe: Investigate the characteristics and details of the problem and its relevance. Assess the situation from various points of view.

  • Analyze: Identify the cause of the problem, evaluate possible solutions and alternatives. Determine points for improvement.

  • Action Plan: Define the action plan and create a step-by-step guide on how to execute them. Set goals, schedules, and method to follow.


  • Execute: Perform the steps defined in the action plan and carry out your objectives. Observe and compare the predicted and accomplished schedule.


  • Verify: Gather the data and evaluate results according to created indicators.


  • Standardize: Implement standard adopted to prevent the recurrence of the problem.

  • Conclusion: Document and measure the results obtained and evaluate if it justifies the change. Validate its effectiveness and repeat the whole cycle if it works.


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