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What does 8D stand for?

8D stands for Eight Disciplines (problem solving technique developed by automotive industry)

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She was one among 130 students from 29 countries across the world who received their Master of Science degrees in eight disciplines from Shaikh Hamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, and Shaikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, at the ceremony at Emirates Palace in the capital.
The IOC executive committee will meet in May when it will shortlist three out of the eight disciplines which will be recommended to the general assembly that will take the final call on which of the sports will be part of the 2020 Games.
To become certified, an applicant must pass a series of comprehensive examinations in the eight disciplines of automotive fleet management: Fleet Information Management, Maintenance Management, Professional Development, Vehicle Fuel Management, Asset Management, Business Management, Financial Management, and Risk Management.