Lean Six Sigma Glossary

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14 Points for the Transformation of Management
5 Whys
5S
8 Wastes
A3
Acronyms
Action Plan
Affinity Chart
Agile
Ally’s Network
Alternative Hypothesis
Alternative Path
Analyze Phase
Andon
ANOVA
Approvals
Assumption Busting
Attribute Data
Autonomation
Average
Balanced Scorecard
Bartlett’s Test
Baseline Measure
Batching
Best Practice Sharing
Black Belt
Black Belt Project Storyboard
Black Belt Tollgate Checklist
Bottleneck
Box Plot
Brainstorming
Business Case
C Chart
Catchball
Central Tendency
Champion
Changeover Reduction
Changeover Time
Check Sheet
Chi-Square Test
Coaching Kata
Coaching Questions
Cockpit Chart
Common Cause Variation
Comparative Analysis
Contingent Actions
Continuous Data
Continuous Improvement
Control Chart
Control Chart
Control Chart Decision Tree
Control Phase
Correlation Coefficient
Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ)
Cost/Benefit Analysis
Countermeasure
Critic’s Club Worksheet
Critical to Quality Tree
Critical-to-Quality
Crosby’s 14 Steps to Quality Improvement
Cross-Functional Flowchart
Cross-Training Matrix
Customer
Customer Focus
Customer Journey Mapping
Customer Requirements
Customer Value
Dashboard
Data Analysis
Data Collection Plan
Decisions
Defect
Defect Opportunity
Defective
Defects per Million
Defects per Opportunity
Define Phase
Demand Levelling
Deployment Map
Design of Experiments
Design Project
Discrete Data
DIspersion
DMADV
DMAIC
Documentation
DOE
DOE – Full
Downstream
Effectiveness
Efficiency
Efficiency & Effectiveness Matrix
Executive Summary
External Failure
Extra Processing
Facilitator
Failure Modes & Effects Analysis
Fishbone Diagram
Fishbone Diagram
Flow
Flow Chart
Focus Groups
Force Field Analysis
Future State Map
Gallery Walk
Gemba
Gemba Board
Gemba Walk
Goal Statement
Green Belt
Handoff
Heijunka
Help-Hinder Worksheet
Hidden Plant
Histogram
Historical Parameters
Hoshin Kanri
Huddle Meeting
Hypothesis Statement
Hypothesis Test Decision Tree
I & MR Chart
Impact Effort Matrix
Implementation Plan
Improve Phase
Improvement Kata
Infrastructure Project
Input
Input Measures
Inspections
Institutionalization
Internal Failure
Inventory
Jidoka
Juran’s Trilogy
Just-In-Time
Kaizen Event
Kamishibai Board
Kanban
Kanban Board
Kano Model
Key Process Indicator
Lead Time
Leader Huddle Meetings
Leader Process Walk
Leader Standard Work
Leader Task Boards
Lean
Lean Culture
Lean Six Sigma
Levene’s Test
Line Balancing
Management By Fact
Mann-Whitney Test
Master Black Belt
Matching X & Y Measures
Mean
Measure Phase
Measurement Selection Matrix
Measurement Systems Analysis
Median
Meeting & Project Roles
Mistake-Proofing
Mode
Moment of Truth
Monitoring Plan
Monitoring Plan Map
Mood’s Median Test
Motion
MSA – Continuous Data
MSA – Discrete Data
Muda
Multi-Voting
Multiple Regression Test
New Procedure Audit
Non-Utilized Talent
Non-Utilized Talent
Non-Value Added Activities
Normality Test
Normality Test
nP Charts
Null Hypothesis
Obstacle Parking
One Proportion test
One-Sample Sign Test
One-Sample T-Test
One-Way ANOVA
Operational Definitions
Output
Output Measures
Overproduction
P Charts
P-Value
Parallel Processing
Pareto Chart
Pareto Principle
PDCA/PDSA
Percent Complete & Accurate
Perfection
Pilot
Plus/Delta
Poka-yoke
Policy Deployment
Pose & Answer
Preliminary Plan
Preventive Action
Problem Statement
Process
Process Analysis
Process Capability
Process Capability Indicators
Process Improvement
Process Improvement Project
Process Management
Process Map
Process Measures
Process Owner
Process Partners
Process Performance Boards
Process Redesign
Process Redesign & Reengineering
Process time
Process Voices
Production Leveling
Project Charter
Project Closure
Project Management Office
Project Scope
Project Selection
Project Selection Guide
Project Storyboards
Project Y
Proportion Defective
Pull
Push
Quality
Quartile
Quick Win
R&R
RACI Matrix
Range
Red Tag
Redundancy
Regression Test
Repeatability
Reproducibility
Rework Loop
Risk Management
Rolled Throughput Yield
Root Cause Analysis
Root Cause Hypothesis
Run Chart
Sampling
Sampling Bias
Sampling calculations
Scatter Plot
Scientific Method
Scrum
Scrum Team
Seiketsu
Seiketsu
Seiri
Seiso
Set in Order
Setup Reduction
Seven Basic Quality Tools
Shadow Boards
Shine
Shitsuke
Shitsuke
Sieri
Single Minute Exchange of Die
Single-Piece-Flow
SIPOC
Six Sigma
SMART Goals
Solution Parking
Solution Selection Matrix
Spaghetti Map
Special Cause Variation
Stakeholder
Stakeholder Analysis
Standard Deviation
Standard Work
Statistical Process Control
Stop-Start-Continue
Stratification
Subject Matter Expert
Supermarket
Supplier
Swimlane Map
Symbols
Taguchi Loss Function
Taguchi Methods
Takt Time
Target
Task Board
Team Alignment Diagnostic
Test for Two Variances
The Four Absolutes of Quality
Theory of Constraints
Theory of Constraints
Threats & Opportunities Matrix
Time Analysis
Time Series Plot
To-Be maps
Total Quality Control
Total Quality Management
Toyota Production System
Toyota’s 8 Steps for Practical Problem Solving
Transportation
True North
Two Proportions Test
Two-Sample T-Test
U Charts
Upstream
Value Adding Activities
Value Analysis
Value Enabling Activities
Value Stream Map
Value-Added Flow Analysis
Value-Added Flow Analysis
Variation
Visual Management
Visual Workplace
Voice of the Customer
Voice of the Customer Translation Matrix
Wait time
Waiting
Waste Walk
Water beetle
Weighted Criteria Matrix
White Belt
Work Balancing
Work Cell Design
Work-In-Process
X-Bar & R Chart
X-Bar & S Charts
Y=f(x)
Yellow Belt
Yield
Yokoten
Zero Defects
Zero Quality Control