PDCA: What is the Meaning of the Plan-Do-Check-Act Cycle?

Elements of a Quality Management System

You’ve probably seen “Plan-Do-Check-Act” or a similar variation of the phrase, such as “Plan-Do-Check-Certify.” On the surface, those little words are relatively simple to understand, and the idea makes sense. Truly, however, the meaning of the plan-do-check-act cycle is about a lot more than what meets the eye. And it’s important to understand it for […]