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# Lean Six Sigma Glossary

- 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