Statistical Process Control: Definition & Examples


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How does the Act step relate to the Planning step of PDSA?

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1. The design of a product is causing quality control issues. This is an example of a which type of cause?

2. A cause of variation that comes from a specific event or issue is what type of cause?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet centers around statistical process control, with questions on its history, application, and components.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo poses questions involving the following:

  • Who developed statistical process control
  • The kind of cause you would call the design of a product causing quality control issues
  • The kind of cause related to variation that comes from a specific event or issue
  • Implementing a change in the process
  • The PDSA method

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between the types of causes discussed in the lesson
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you've drawn important details from the lesson on the PDSA method and its steps
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who developed statistical process control

Additional Learning

To learn more details of statistical process control, you can review the corresponding lesson called Statistical Process Control: Definition & Examples. This lesson is composed of these objectives:

  • Define statistical process control
  • Know what PDSA and PDCA stand for
  • Explore statistical process control as it applies to a provided example