Might be worth a look. Thanks in advance Justin. We in the West knew about this in the 80s but ignored it. Reflect and Standard work celebrate success. Lean is a different way of looking at things. Analyse the Root Cause 7.

Analysis the Root Cause 5. I look at it this way for our company. Attached is a pdf of a “Quick Tip folding card”, I have made this to make it more visual for the employees as well as a presentation on Problem Solving. Remove the temporary solution to the Direct Cause and verify that the Direct Cause does not reappear – If it does you did not find the right Root Cause! By Applied Engineering Letters.

Problem Solving Created On: If you’ve not done so already, I’d suggest an internet check yourself and I think you’ll see what I mean. The information you enter on this form will not be used to send unsolicited email, and will not be sold or shared with another party.

Breakdown the problem 3. I can’t share more details of my system as it is proprietary, but take all of those references you mentioned including John Shook’s Managing to Learn and design your own system that fits your organization the best. Develop Countermeasures takes him to make the toast. Go and observe the process at the Point of Cause to determine the Direct Cause – Fishbone Diagrams can be useful here.


And I feel, as with most of these approaches Just wondering if there is anyone out there using it in their organizations and if the have any material that they might be willing to share.

This is tough and can meet with resistance, but steo advantages are that the tohotas idea for the improvement gets improved to the extent that it is no longer the responsible person’s idea, but something which now belongs to the organisation. Log In Sign Up.

Learn Toyota’s 8 Step Practical Problem Solving Methodology

Analyse the Root Cause 7. Lean Enterprise Institute, the leaper image, and stick figure are registered trademarks of Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc. To “solve” a specific problem only to see it come back at some time in the future, or to grow a Learning Organisation popularised by Peter Senge in the 90s through his best seller, The Fifth Discipline?

toyotas 8 step practical problem solving methodology overview

I am interested to learn what I can about this, but I just can’t seem to find mdthodology detail. Reflect and Standard work celebrate success.

Who is interested in the problem?

A3 Toyota 8 step templates | Edgar Aquino –

The 6 steps are below. How does it help to address the goals of the business?


Don’t have an account? It is good for starters though you need probem lot of practice to master the art. It has since been updated I believe, but don’t quote me.

Lean Forums – Toyota’s 8 Step Problem Solving Method

Pick a Countermeasure and implement Action plan Select the most practical and effective countermeasure. Gantt chart Step 7: Clarify the Problem Voice of the customer Why am I looking at this problem? PowerPoint – Problem Solving.

Develop Countermeasures Countermeasure Impact on target 1 2 3 6. Toyota’s 8 Step Problem Solving Method 1. Agreement with the data, set a measurable and realistic goal. Develop Countermeasures List as many potential countermeasures as possible.

toyotas 8 step practical problem solving methodology overview

While this works well for us, it may not work the same for a different business culture. Skip to main content.

toyotas 8 step practical problem solving methodology overview

Hi Justin, I’ve not used the 8 Discipline approach myself, but my company is applying it in places. I look at it this way for our company. Breakdown the problem 8.