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  • Driving Continuous Improvement with Standard Work and SOPs

    Also known as standardized work and Standardization. Variants include Interchangeability. Standard work means working on standards to produce correct and consistent results. It is considered a way to achieve the highest possible degree of consistency and reliability in any process. It aims to ensure…

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    Driving Continuous Improvement with Standard Work and SOPs
  • Questionnaire Analysis Report

    After collecting the completed questionnaires from your respondents, the next important step is to carefully analyze the collected data and report the findings. This questionnaire analysis report template is designed to analyze the collected qualitative data from a large number of individuals and summarize…

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    Questionnaire Analysis Report
  • Pareto Chart Template

    The purpose of the Pareto chart is to address the most significant elements within a given set, such as the highest occurring type of defect, the most frequent reasons for customer complaints, and so on. It normally combines an ordered bar chart and a…

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    Pareto Chart Template
  • Cause and Effect Matrix Template

    The cause-and-effect matrix is used to understand the relationship between causes and effects. When an output variable deviates from its specified parameters, that is an effect. When an effect goes out of specification, it becomes important to prioritize potential causes based on their significance.…

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    Cause and Effect Matrix Template
  • Matrix Diagram Template

    A matrix diagram is a table that allows sets of items to be compared to understand the relationship between them, displaying the existence and strength of the relationship. The degree of correlation is typically represented by numerical values or symbols within the cells where…

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    Matrix Diagram Template
  • Normality Testing in Minitab

    The Normal Distribution is the commonest and the most useful continuous probability distribution. Many statistical tests require that the distribution is normal or nearly normal. Several tools are available to assess the normality of data including: using a histogram to visually explore the data,…

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    Normality Testing in Minitab
  • Probability Distributions in Minitab

    There are different shapes, models and classifications of probability distributions including the ones discussed in the probability distributions article. It is always a good practice to know the distribution of your data before proceeding with your analysis. Once you find the appropriate model, you…

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    Probability Distributions in Minitab
  • Normal Distribution

    Continuous distributions describe variables that take values from a continuous range and can be measured with any degree of accuracy. The commonest and the most useful continuous distribution is the normal distribution. The Normal Distribution is a symmetrical probability distribution where most results are…

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    Normal Distribution
  • Probability Distributions

    Most improvement projects and scientific research studies are conducted with sample data rather than with data from an entire population. A Probability Distribution is a way to shape the sample data to make predictions and draw conclusions about an entire population. It refers to…

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    Probability Distributions
  • Descriptive Statistics in Minitab

    Minitab is a statistical software that allows you to enter your data to perform a wide range of statistical analyses on that data. It can be used to calculate many types of descriptive statistics including the ones discussed in the Descriptive Statistics article which…

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    Descriptive Statistics in Minitab
  • Descriptive Statistics

    Descriptive statistics are methods of describing the characteristics of a data set. It includes calculating things such as the average of the data, its spread and the shape it produces. It involves describing, summarizing and organizing the data so it can be easily understood.…

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    Descriptive Statistics
  • How the RACI Matrix Streamlines Stakeholder Engagement

    Also known as Role Matrix, RACI Chart and ARCI Matrix. Variants include Responsibility Assignment Matrix, Linear Responsibility Chart, and RASCI. When multiple individuals collaborate on a particular project for example, it is easy to assume that someone else is taking care of an activity…

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    How the RACI Matrix Streamlines Stakeholder Engagement