|About the Book|
The A3 Thinker Action Deck contains a set of 71 brainstorming cards to help you systematically frame, analyze and eradicate your most critical problems in your workplace and personal life.It contains hundreds of questions to help you develop a deep,MoreThe A3 Thinker Action Deck contains a set of 71 brainstorming cards to help you systematically frame, analyze and eradicate your most critical problems in your workplace and personal life.It contains hundreds of questions to help you develop a deep, fact-based, and shared understanding of the true nature of a problem, its causes, and how to address them.Clearly, this Action Deck is not something youd leave collecting dust in a bookshelf- its a practical tool, designed to work side-by-side and help you achieve tangible results when and where you need them most. It fits easily in your pocket and its crafted with smooth-finish casino-quality card stock for maximum portability and durability.The front of each card features a set of thought-provoking questions which will help you frame problems with improved clarity, accuracy, precision, relevance, depth, breadth, logic, and significance. A cartoon on the opposite side further illustrates each concept vividly.Cards are organized into 10 sections that will guide you through an effective improvement sequence. An additional Mentoring section will help you throughout the sequence to review your work, probe other peoples thinking and engage them in powerful conversations.The deck will likely more than pay for itself with your first improvement. It is based on the authors years of hard-won experience in deploying the A3 Thinking management process originated in Toyota and adopted by Lean organizations in different industries worldwide. The approach directs peoples behavior towards gaining deeper insights about problems, expanding their circle of influence, raise visibility within their organizations, continuously improve, and more.The A3 Thinker Action Deck is an ideal companion for individuals, managers, teams, change agents, sales people, entrepreneurs, and everyone else whod like to move from where they are to where they need to be.