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  1. An easy to use, modifiable and printable template with how to guidance on performing A3 analyses
  2. A detailed checklist for each section of the A3 is provided to enhance the power of and A3
  3. Guidance for each section of the A3 is provided to aid the user of the A3 to create actionable results


A3 problem solving creates a standardized approach to problem-solving that is simple to use and learn, yet it uses "scientific" approaches versus opinions and anecdotes for problem-solving. A3 problem solving can be used every day by everyone in the organization. This A3 template, checklist and guidance will enhance your capabilities in apply A3 methods to achieve results.

What This Template, Checklist, and Guidance Provides
This is an 8-page document that includes an A3 Template (which has editable preset fields), a checklist to assist individuals in creating an optimum A3 and also includes a quick guide providing instructions for performing an A3 effort. It provides you with a concise, yet through, method for performing A3 analyses. It is presented in FranklinGood's comprehensive and highly visual learning format.
Benefits from Using this Template, Checklist, and Guidance
Our approach to A3 usage enhances an individuals ability to apply A3 and PDCA methods. Problem-solving and solutioning is greatly enhanced. These approaches can be standardized across the enterprise to create an effective continuous improvement effort, possibly filling a gap in capability.
When employees learn the use of A3 and PDCA problem-solving methods, some very important things tend to occur:
•  A common base of knowledge and understanding is quickly developed.
•  Every employee can become a contributor/problem solver.
•  The format and methods of the A3/PDCA approach makes communication about problem solving/solutioning clear and easily understandable.
•  Consensus is reached with less conflict.
•  Action and results are more easily obtained due to the interactions, team effort and common understanding.
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