Common Disconnects in Industry
BIG “P”DCA – Overplanning
Team gets stuck in planning cycle
– try to confirm beliefs in planning whereas lean model confirms
beliefs in check
LITTLE “P”DCA – Underplanning
Missing experimental hypothesis: no “why”.
Things work well for reasons beyond understanding with no
knowledge of what worked and why.
The hypothesis is not validated.
Constrained resources and improper training cause PDCA to begin and
end at “Do”.