Type
Crossword
Description

Who created the PDCA Cycle for process improvement Shewart and Deming
Where CPI logs high level requirements Huddle Board
4-Step process for continuous process improvement PDCA
Prioritized list of deliverables Backlog
Method that relies on a collaborative team effort to improve performance by systematically removing waste and reducing variation. Lean Six Sigma
Ongoing Continuous
8 types of waste acronymn DOWNTIME
Output at the end of a sprint Release
CPI's first release Newsletter
Another word for waste in lean six sigma Muda
Operations that work together to design, produce, and deliver a product or service to a market Supply Chain Systems
First company to use six sigma Motorola

Lean Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Japanese term meaning “the actual place” or “the real place” and implies that it is the place where value is created Gemba
A reflection on what went well and what could have been done better with regard to an event, mission, project, or situation Hansei
Continuous improvement. “Kai” means to “take apart” and “zen” means to “make good.” Kaizen
Signal or card. A visual indicator that serves as a means of communicating to an upstream process precisely what is re-quired at the specific time Kanban
A specific number (data) that is utilized to measure before and after improvement initiatives Metric
The movement of material or information Flow
The time elapsed from the beginning of a work process request until it is completed Cycle Time
Scientific approach to process improvement or problem solving on a broader scale PDCA
A Lean manufacturing tool focused on creating and maintaining an organized, clean, and high performing work environment by eliminating non-value-added activities (Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain) 5S
Methodology and tools for transforming processes to deliver customer value faster, improve work flow, and eliminate waste Lean
Prescriptive methodology for analyzing root cause and implementing corrective action Six Sigma
An activity that takes time, resources, and cost, but does not add to the customer requirements NonValue Added
A work controlled method to ensure the oldest inventory is the first to be processed FIFO
The balancing of work amongst the workers during a period of time, both by volume and variety Leveling

Quality month "crossword puzzle"

Type
Crossword
Description

FITNESS FOR USE QUALITY
TO ENSURE QUALITY INSPECTION
CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT KAIZEN
ONE OF THE "S" IN 5S CONCEPT SUSTAIN
ELIMINATION OF WASTE LEAN
FATHER OF TQM DEMING
TOOL FOR PROCESS IMPROVEMENT six sigma
VITAL FEW TRIVIAL MANY PARETO
WITHOUT ME IT IS DIFFICULT TO PRODUCE TOLERANCE
I PREVENT DEFECTS POKAYOKE
I AM USED TO ASSESS PROCESS STABILITY CONTROL CHART
AUTONOMOUS MAINTENANCE JISHUHOZEN
CLOSENESS OF MEASURED VALUE ACCURACY
RATE OF CUSTOMER DEMAND TAKTTIME
I AM THE REFERENCE FOR EVERY WORK BENCHMARK

Basics of Operations Management Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Supply chain Management term was coined by KeithOliver
PERT/CPM was developed in the laboratory of which company Dupont
Continuous Improvement is technique of Kaizen
Measure of Central Tendency Mean
Also known as the vendor Supplier
Spread or dispersion of data StandardDeviation
Six Sigma Technology was introduced by BillSmith
Key to Chart is provided in Gantt Chart
Production flow analysis (PFA) is a method of identifying part families that uses data from Route Sheets
PDCA is developed by Deming
Unevenness in the work is referred as Mura
Japanese word which is translated as "Card you can see" Kanban
Mistake Proofing is called as Poka Yoke
Name associated with the phrase "Quality is free" Crosby
First Indian steel company to win the Deming Award Tata steel
Customer willing to pay is called as Value
Production leveling is Heijunka
Statistical Sampling was developed by Shewhart
Standardization takes place in ____ phrase Maturity
Limiting factor in capacity planning system Bottleneck

Lean Six Sigma DMAIC Bingo

Type
Bingo Cards
Description

Output
Leader
Input
Financial Analysis
Critical to Quality (CTQ)
FMEA
Gage R&R
MSA
Noise
Pareto
Mean
Nonparametric
Normal Distribution
Probability
Run Chart
Improvement
Kaizen
Lean
Mistake Proof
Multi-vari
KPIV
KPOV
Process Audit
Process Owner

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LEAN Terminology Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Standard Work
metrics
Kanban
Value Added
Gemba
Countermeasures
Continuous Improvement
Andon
Defects
Visual Workplace
Fishbone
Waste
PDCA
Kaizen

Agile Transformation Buzzword Bingo

Type
Bingo Cards
Description

Scrum
Product Owner
ScrumMaster
Ceremonies
Kanban
SAFe
Sprint
Product Backlog
Sprint Backlog
Sprint Planning
Estimation
Planning Poker
Iteration
Cadence
Release Train
Retrospective
Stand Ups
Backlog Refinement
Business Value
Velocity
Burn Down Chart
User Stories
Epics
Story Points

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Nursing Management Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Compares an organization's data with similar organizations. Benchmarking
Process for empowering nurses in the practice setting. Shared Governance
The expected outcomes and care strategies developed by the collaborative practice team. critical pathways
Anyone who uses interpersonal skills to influence others to accomplish a specific goal. Leader
Process of making something different from what it was. Change
Focuses on improving process flow and eliminating waste. Lean six sigma
Based on an individual's formal and informal links to influential or prestigious persons within and outside an area or organization. Connection power
Strategy to bridge the gap between an existing state and a desired state. Innovation
A complex, ongoing, dynamic process in which the participants simultaneously create shared meaning in an interaction. Communication
Accepting ownership for the results or lack thereof. Accountability
Focuses on both task and relationship aspects of a group's functioning and is intended to increase efficiency and productivity. team building
Considered the most effective means for resolving conflicts. Confrontation
Helps relate current behavior, activities, or operations to the organization's or individual's long-range goals. Goal setting
A process of planning and controlling future operations by comparing actual results with planned expectations. Budgeting
Describes the skills, abilities, and knowledge required to perform their jobs. position description
Scheduling a set staff mix for every shift. block staffing
Factors that initiate and direct behavior. motivation
Error in which managers tend to overrate their staff's performance leniency error
Day-to-day process of helping employees improve their performance Coaching
The total number of distinct absence periods, regardless of their duration absence frequency
Harassment between employees of equal rank lateral violence

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT CROSSWORD

Type
Crossword
Description

Japanese word that means "the actual place" or "the place where the work is done" Gemba
Any activity that does not add value for the customer WASTE
Unnecessary movement of the product in a system TRansportation
Unnecessary movement of employees in the system Motion
A simple casue and effect technique that requires asking "why" something occurs until a root cause is uncovered fivewhys
Japanese word meaning "Continuous Improvement" Kaizen
A workplace organisation technique to reduce waste and space while increasing operational efficiency 5s
Reduce waste by streamlining a process Lean
The stage during DMAIC when you determine what the problem is Define
Fixing a problem for which the root cause and solution are already known JDI
Name of the global CI Awards Bestofthebest

Agile Vocabingo

Type
Bingo Cards
Description

Daily Scrum
Product Backlog
MVP
Stories
Velocity
Burndown
Kanban
WIP Limits
Product Owner
Agile Transformation Team
Sprint Backlog
Scrum Team
Accountable
Committment
Agile Manifesto
Collaboration
Safety
Scrum Master
Impediments
Spikes
Anti Pattern
Modern Agile
Retrospective
Sprint Review

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Lean Six Sigma Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A snapshot of the state of inputs/outputs frozen at a point in time for a particular process Baseline
basic graphing tool that displays centering, spread, and distribution of a continuous data set Boxplot
Uninterrupted in time, sequence, substance, or extent Continuous
behavior of a process described by plotting the number of times a variable displays a specific value or range of values Distribution
an independent variable; an X Factor
Japanese term that means workplace where day to day activities are performed Gemba
occurs when the response achieved by one factor depends on the level of the other factor Interaction
a measure of the tails, or outliers, of a distribution or data set Kurtosis
the difference between an individual’s measurements and that of a known standard or truth over the full range of expected values Linearity
the degree of correlation between Xs Multicollinearity
the difference between the actual Y output value and the Y output value predicted by the regression equation Residual
The ratio of change in the output to the change in the value of the measure Sensitivity
Output or production, as of a computer program, over a period of time Throughput
the percentage of a process that is free of defects Yield