Plan Do Check Act (PDCA) Student’s Name Lecturer’s Name Course Code & Name Date of Submission Across the global market many organizations attempt to develop a competitive advantage over others through creating and sustaining models that guarantee their success through strategic planning. The Plan Do Check Act (PDCA) concept is an organizational model that enhance improvement through a systematic approach of evaluating the needs of various departments within the institution (Patel & Deshpande 2017). As an iterative cycle the PDCA endeavors to create change within organizations either through modeling continuous improvement or designing new processes or procedures of carrying out particular tasks within the organizations (Patel & Deshpande 2017). Although the PDCA begins as a test for the overall efficiency of a project it later targets larger potentials for change within the institution. As such the PDCA undertakes to ensure the success of particular courses of actions that is of essence while checking the impact of the project. Finally it undertakes to act by adopting the desirable changes and options while also abandoning any unrealistic procedures during the construction works. However various tools and evaluation procedures are utilized in obtaining the adequate information for the whole process. References Kholif A. M. Hassan D. S. Khorshid M. A. Elsherpieny E. A. & Olafadehan O. A. (2018). Implementation of model for improvement (PDCA-cycle) in dairy laboratories. Journal of Food Safety. DOI: 10.1111/jfs.12451 Patel P. M. & Deshpande V. A. (2017). Application of Plan-Do-Check-Act Cycle for Quality and Productivity Improvement-A Review. International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology (IJRASET) 5(1). 197-201 Tahir M. (2017) The Effects of the Plan-Do-Check-Act Cycle on the Performance of the Small Size Construction Firms in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Scholars Middle East Publishers 2(9). 830-835 [...]
The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) model is simple but valuable in promoting organizational learning and continuous improvement. In a 2-4-page paper, provide one example of the PDCA in use in your organization. If you currently do not belong to a company/organization, or your organization has never used PDCA, select a company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and answer this question based on that organization. Explain the situation where PDCA is used, explain the four phases, and then apply the four phases specifically to your situation. Provide enough information about measuring performance so that management review will result in a course of action that you recommend.