Deming PDCA Cycle

Changing processes can seem a little scary, but the PDCA makes it simple. The PDCA cycle promotes efficiency in the workplace and provides a framework for implementing changes or solving problems through the following four steps: Plan > Do > Check > Act. The origins of this cycle come from a Lean pioneer Dr. W. Edwards Deming and the PDCA cycle is now a widely used tool for any Lean business. The PDCA cycle can …

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Kaizen at Home – 90 Days to Success | Mike Morrill | TEDxUtica

Kaizen and Lean go hand-in-hand. Lean aims to reduce wastes while improving quality and Kaizen is the strategy of continually making improvements around the workplace. All of these small improvements will add up to more noticeable changes and ultimately affect the bottom line. In this Tedx Talk, Mike Morrill explains how Kaizen has impacted his life. Morrill’s introduction to Lean was through the teachings of Paul Akers, a self-described “Lean maniac.” He was struck by …

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