Why is Structured Problem Solving Taking Too Long?

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John Sharpe

Why is Structured Problem Solving Taking Too Long?

Is anyone aware of any research that has been conducted on 'Why does problem resolution take longer than desired'? I am trying to find empirical research for my MSc dissertation, unfortunately with little success, so far.

  John Meiling
Student (University), Sweden
 

Problem Solving

Please contact me, I am doing research in related area. Maybe I can help if I know a little more. Regards.

  George Smith
Manager, United States
 

Structured Problem Solving is a Must

It is imperative in this fast paced environment to solve problems and solve them for good. Only a structured method will get to the real root cause instead of an empirical root cause. I have seen too much shot-gun approach and treating the symptom and not the cause. This results in the problem returning. Customers are impatient with defects. These problems show as high warranty, scrap and complaints. The cost is very high in dealing with them. The message here is instead of focusing on doing problem solving fast, focus on doing it right and doing it once. That way you will not spend time on solving the same problem again when it comes back. Which it will if you sacrifice accuracy for speed.

  james
 

Why Does Problem Resolutions..

I think you should rephrase your questions in the (...)

  Rajendran K
Management Consultant, India
 

Why Does Structured Problem Solving Taking Too Long

Sufficient data collection not done. (...)

  Ondrej Durej
Management Consultant, Slovakia
 

Why Structured Problem Solving does NOT take long!

Structured problem solving SEEMS to take long, som (...)

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