- 5 whys Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics
Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical 5 whys Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any 5 whys related project.
Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.
The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated 5 whys specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the 5 whys Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.
Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…
- Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation
Then find your goals...
STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track
Featuring 819 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which 5 whys improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 819 standard requirements:
- If human error is identified, you must understand why the human committed the error. What management controlled factor impacted performance?
- What system elements are expected to initiate procedure of preventive action regarding this problem (to identify potential problem)?
- When looking to solve a problem, start at the end result and work backward (toward the root cause), continually asking: Why?
- Is there any history or knowledge to indicate that the possible root-case could actually produce such a Problem?
- Start with the visible indicator of the problem, that is, the symptom. Ask why is such and such taking place?
- What should be done to improve effectiveness of prevention against such and similar potential problems?
- Does it cost more to use more sophisticated and expanded models of causality based on systems thinking?
- Is there any proof (something you can measure or observe) to support this root-cause determination?
- Could it be that our analysis methods do not discover the underlying causes of the events?
- Is there anything that this possible root-cause requires in order to produce the Problem?
Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:
- The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the 5 whys book in PDF containing 819 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your 5 whys self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:
- The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the 5 whys Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which 5 whys areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:
- Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
- Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough 5 whys Self-Assessment
- Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
- Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:
STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy
The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage 5 whys projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step 5 whys Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 5 whys project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Project Performance Report: To what degree do members articulate the goals beyond the team membership?
- Human Resource Management Plan: Are staff skills known and available for each task?
- Planning Process Group: What is involved in 5 whys project scope management, and why is good 5 whys project scope management so important on information technology 5 whys projects?
- Activity Cost Estimates: What cost data should be used to estimate costs during the 2-year follow-up period?
- Issue Log: Is there an important stakeholder who is actively opposed and will not receive messages?
- Project Performance Report: To what degree do all members feel responsible for all agreed-upon measures?
- Schedule Management Plan: Are schedule performance measures defined including pre-set triggers for specific actions?
- Procurement Audit: Did the organization state the minimum requirements to be met by the variants in the tender documents?
- Activity Duration Estimates: Briefly summarize the work done by Maslow, Herzberg, McClellan, McGregor, Ouchi, Thamhain and Wilemon, and Covey. How do their theories relate to 5 whys project management?
- Change Management Plan: What do you expect the target audience to do, say, think or feel as a result of this communication?
Step-by-step and complete 5 whys Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 5 whys project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 5 whys project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 5 whys project Scope Statement
- 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
- 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
- 2.9 WBS Dictionary
- 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
- 2.11 Activity List
- 2.12 Activity Attributes
- 2.13 Milestone List
- 2.14 Network Diagram
- 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
- 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
- 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
- 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
- 2.19 5 whys project Schedule
- 2.20 Cost Management Plan
- 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
- 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
- 2.23 Cost Baseline
- 2.24 Quality Management Plan
- 2.25 Quality Metrics
- 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
- 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
- 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
- 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
- 2.30 Communications Management Plan
- 2.31 Risk Management Plan
- 2.32 Risk Register
- 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
- 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
- 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
- 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
- 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
- 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
- 2.39 Change Management Plan
3.0 Executing Process Group:
- 3.1 Team Member Status Report
- 3.2 Change Request
- 3.3 Change Log
- 3.4 Decision Log
- 3.5 Quality Audit
- 3.6 Team Directory
- 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
- 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
- 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
- 3.10 Issue Log
4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:
- 4.1 5 whys project Performance Report
- 4.2 Variance Analysis
- 4.3 Earned Value Status
- 4.4 Risk Audit
- 4.5 Contractor Status Report
- 4.6 Formal Acceptance
5.0 Closing Process Group:
- 5.1 Procurement Audit
- 5.2 Contract Close-Out
- 5.3 5 whys project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any 5 whys project with this in-depth 5 whys Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose 5 whys projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
- Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
- Integrate recent advances in 5 whys and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines
Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.
Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'
This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make 5 whys investments work better.
This 5 whys All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.
Includes lifetime updates
Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.