Explore Ross Goonan’s board “5w1h Who What When Where Why How” on Pinterest. | See more ideas about Learning, Productivity and Career. 5W1H. Fishbone Diagrams. 5 Why. Insert Revised. Problem. Statement Here. Problem 5W1H – Define the problem. Write down your Examples to consider: . An Example: Answers to the 5 W’s and the H. In order to make these questions more concrete, I will go through each of the questions and show.
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When we are faced with issues or problems that we have not encounter before, we tend to get lost and do not know how to deal with the problems. Very often we sit on the 5w1j and keep on procrastinating. How can we stop the procrastination and begin to tackle the issue. It is a simple set of question framings that was defined by Rudyard Kipling in his immortal poem:. Their names are What and Where and When. And Why and How and Who. With the help of our six friends, we will understand the issues confronting us and thereafter we will be able to define solutions to address these issues.
There is no prescribed procedures on how to use 5W1H.
To understand any issue, you can ask questions starting with the keyword of What, Why, Who, Where, When and How at any time and in any sequence. Hopefully after gathering and analyzing the answers to these questions, the root cause of the issues and the relevant solutions will emerge. This framework of questioning can be used to solve many type of problems.
Some examples are provided below:. I use 5W1H very frequently in two type situations: Understanding an issue and proposing a solution. To understand an issue, I usually 5wh1 5W1H to collect information by ansking questions in the following sequence:. Hopefully the fxample to these questions will provide me with good insight to work 5w1b the following:.
Once Exxmple understand root cause of the issue or problem, I am ready to propose solution to address the issues. To prepare the solution proposal, I call on our six friends again, in the following sequence:. The table below shows an example of how a factory can use 5W1H to improve its production plan:. With their help, you can understand and tackle any issues or problems. Work and live happily thereafter with our friends. You are commenting using your WordPress.
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The Kipling method (5W1H)
It is a simple set of question framings that was defined by Rudyard Kipling in his immortal poem: I have six faithful serving men They taught me all I knew Their names are What and Where and When And Why and How and Who With the help of our six friends, we will understand the issues confronting us and thereafter we will be able to define solutions to address these issues. How to Use 5W1H? Some examples are provided below: To understand an issue, I usually use 5W1H to collect information by ansking questions in the following sequence: When did it happen?
Where has it happened? Who were involved or affected? How did it happen? Hopefully the exwmple to these questions will provide me with good insight to work on the following: To prepare the solution proposal, I call on our six friends again, in the following sequence: Why are we doing this: Purpose of the project proposal What we propose to do: Goal, objective and scope of project How do we develop esample deploy the solution to address the issue or problem.
The methodology will address the following: Anther example 5W1H can also be used in a very structured way.
The table below shows an example of how a factory can use 5W1H to improve its production plan: Current State Why Can be 51wh What What to produce? Why produce this product or components? Can other products or components be produced? What should be produced? Why What are our goals?
Are there any other goals? What should be the goals? Where Where is the work performed? Why the work is performed here? Can works be performed elsewhere? Where should work be performed? When When will the work be performed? Why the work is performed at that time? Can the work be perfored at other time? When should work be done?
Who Who would perform it? Why it is performed by them? Can other person performed it?
Who should do the work? How How is it performed? Why it is performed this way? Can it be done in other ways. How should work be done?
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