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A3 Thinking - Template

Write here a brief introduction to the subject of this A3 Report
Instructions
1. Substitute images with relevant information using graphs and/or audiovisuals
2. Balance writing among the different sections
3. It must be a visual report, loaded with images; tables; graphs; flow diagrams; etc.
4. Information is the Main Character. Eliminate or substitute sections as seen fit
5. A typical A3 report should contain no more than 3000 characters
6. Request feedback to people reading this A3 report
Subject Matter: [Write here the name]
Area: [Write here the area of work]
Process: [Write here the name of the process]
Organization: [Write here the name of the Organization]
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Subject Matter
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Current Situation
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Purpose/Goal
What are we talking about and why?
What is it about?
What is it not aboul?
Write exactly the subject matter that the A3 Report is referring to.
How are things now?
How do we divide the matter?
Which are the parts to consider?
What is the specific result that should be expected from this project/change/knowledge?
What are the metrics that better define the matter?
What is the current measurement and the desired one?
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Root-Cause
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Initiatives
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Execution
What is the gap between current situation and desired one?
What is the Root-Cause of the problem?
Analyze relevant data and show results in graphs or tables
Why is there a problem or a need?
What do you propose and why do you propose it?
Write countermeasures that should be taken and point out estimated impact.
Use flow diagrams if needed
How are you going to implement those initiatives?
How can you make sure that continuous improvement is being applied?
Show a plan, preferably in a Gantt Chart
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Follow-Up
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Deductions
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Next Steps
What are the results of the follow-up?
Is there any progress
Have there been obstacles?
What are the results?
List as detailed as possible your conclusions
What do you have to do now?
What should be standardize?
Point out paradigm shifts that should be shared with the rest of the Organization.
Pulse and Feedback Area
How do you feel about this A3 Report?
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Conviction?
Reflect on the A3 Report
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