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Table Of Contents

introduction
The Origin of A3
A3 Formats
Folding the A3
How A3 Fits into Your Organization
Overview
A3 problem-solving Overview
A3 and the pdCA Cycle
defnition of a problem
Types of problems
How problems Come to Us
problem situation
Background
standard
Production Standards Exercise
Offce Standards Exercise
Current situation
discrepancy
Production Problem Statement Exercise
Tank Weld Scenario
Rationale
The difference between Targets and Goals
structure of an effective Target
Example
Target Statement Exercise
General Theme Categories
Theme Statement Exercise
Loud-&-Clear speaker
practice Case study
Cause Analysis
5-Why
Cause Analysis:
Cause Analysis process
determining Root Cause
Therefore Test
Production 5-Why Exercise
Offce 5-Why Exercise
Countermeasures
selecting the “Right” Countermeasures
Brainstorming Countermeasures
narrow Countermeasure List
evaluate Remaining Countermeasures
Effectiveness
Feasibility
Impact
selecting Countermeasure(s)
implementation
The 3-Cs for success
Implementation:
Create the plan
List Required Steps
Sequence Required Steps
Communicate the plan
Carry out the plan
Assessment
Assignment
Accountability
evaluating the Results
How to Check
When to Check
Recommended Actions
putting it All Together
dave’s Fabrication Case study: part A
dave’s Fabrication Case study: part B
dave’s Fabrication Case study: part C
dave’s Fabrication Case study: part d
dave’s Fabrication Case study: part e
improve Your A3’s effectiveness
sequencing the Flow of an A3
Common A3 Visuals
Basic Equations
Line Graphs
Data Tables
Pareto Charts
Pie Charts
Pictograms
Sketches and Drawings
Visuals practice
Line Graph Exercise
Data Table Exercise
Pareto Chart Exercise
Pie Chart Exercise
Pictogram Exercise
Titan Case part A: A3 with Visuals practice
Titan Case part B: A3 with Visuals practice
Appendix A: production standards exercise Answers
Appendix B: Offce standards exercise Answers
Appendix C: production problem statement exercise Answers
Appendix d: Offce problem statement exercise Answers
Appendix e: Target statement exercise Answers
Appendix F: Theme statement exercise Answers
Appendix G: Loud- &-Clear Answer
Appendix H: production 5-Why exercise Answers
Appendix i: Offce 5-Why exercise Answers
Appendix J: Line Graph exercise Answer
Appendix K: data Table exercise Answer
Appendix L: pareto Chart exercise Answer
Appendix M: pie Chart exercise Answer
Appendix n: pictogram exercise Answer
Appendix O: dave’s Fabrication Blank A3
Appendix p: dave’s Fabrication A3 Answer
Appendix Q: Titan Blank A3
Appendix R: Titan A3 Answer
Appendix s: 5s problem Report A3
Appendix T: Food service proposal A3
Appendix U: Maintenance Training proposal A3
Appendix V: Blank problem- solving A3 Format
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The A3 Workbook Unlock Your Problem-Solving Mind

The A3 Workbook Unlock Your Problem-Solving Mind

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