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SLP Corner: 5 Whys for Problem Solving

[Source:  Crazy Speech World]

As SLPs or educators, we are no strangers to problem solving.  In fact, we probably do this several times a day when it comes to dealing with our students, parents, and co-workers.  The 5 Why strategy was developed by Sakichi Toyoda, to get to the bottom of problems.  He was a leader in Japanese industry and the founder of Toyota.  I think he knew what he was talking about.

The 5 why strategy works like this…you determine a problem, then ask the question ‘why’ at least 5 times to try to find the root cause.  Sounds easy enough right?  Sometimes, we (human beings) let our emotions and experiences cloud our judgment, which can lead to

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