New Book Shows How A3 Problem Solving Applies to All Parts of an Organization

The A3 Workbook: Unlock Your Problem-Solving Mind is designed to teach A3 Problem Solving to workers at every level of an organization. Uniquely qualified to write this workbook, Matthews is an expert trainer with 30 years of training experience.
 
 
ISBN: 9781439834893
ISBN: 9781439834893
Oct. 13, 2010 - PRLog -- The A3 Workbook: Unlock Your Problem-Solving Mind is designed to teach A3 Problem Solving to workers at every level of an organization. Uniquely qualified to author this workbook, Daniel Matthews is an expert trainer with 30 years of training experience including Lean implementation and Training within Industry (TWI). Fourteen of those years he spent with the Toyota Company, which created and made use of the A3 as a core component of continuous quality improvement.
   
This workbook provides a practical tool for solving specific problems or for making a specific proposal, while also encouraging the development of a corporate culture that empowers all employees to support continuous improvement. The workbook follows the progression of a basic Problem Solving A3 format, offering instructions every step of the way. To reinforce learning, it includes —

•   Case studies that readers can use to complete A3s
•   Tips on how to improve the readability of A3s
•   Examples of Problem Solving A3s, and a proposal A3
•   Exercises to reinforce what’s learned
•   Worksheet templates that can be reproduced for future problem-solving

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