You then analyze the problem once uncovered, discuss it, and write a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to eliminate this from happening in the future.Example number II: A bicycle fender is very difficult to put into a plastic sleeve because of the contour of the fender.Karen Brown, Director of Organizational Development & Relationships, has been employed with Brewer Science for over a decade.Problem solving models are used to address the many challenges that arise in the workplace.
As with any coping strategy, it is best to practice this skill first with a very basic or non-threatening problem.
This way you can get comfortable with the steps before you use them with more complex problems.
Six Sigma Quality uses DMAIC: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control as their driving problem solving steps guide.
We can test our theory by making a new batch with everything the same except for a new batch of the suspect ingredient.
If the defect levels are back to normal, that’s a good indication that we have confirmed our root cause. Implement Solution After we’ve identified the root cause, we implement a solution to remedy the issue, standardizing our solution and making the change permanent.