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Industrial Problem Solving Simplified: An 8-Step Program by Ralph R. Pawlak

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Develop a Plan of Attack

Step Four

The fourth step in the problem-solving process is developing a plan of attack based on observations, measurements, insights, experience, testing, and any other method that has provided clues. A plan of attack gives you a framework for solving a problem that focuses on the steps you should take based on the nature of the problem. As you’ll see, it also includes assigning an advocate to critical areas.

You formulate the plan of attack after identifying the clues. Isolating the differences allows you to compare the best versus the worst conditions you observe. The description of the differences should be as detailed ...

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