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    Both the PDCA and the PDSA were proposed by Deming. The PDCA means plan do check act and the PDSA mean plan do study act. There are four steps in each cycle. However, the difference is between check and study. Check means comparing the results with the expected results. Check also means comparing the results with the standards. On the other hand study means learning from the experience of planning and doing(1). According to Deming it implies that what has ...

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