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A3 Strategy Form (from Getting the Right Things Done)

Dennis, Pascal

A strategy A3 is a one-page storyboard on 11-inch by 17-inch paper that helps us tell our strategy "story." Logic flows from top left to bottom right, and each box leads to the next one. Some people might look at a strategy A3 and find it too complicated or busy. This is a normal reaction; we're condensing a lot on to one page. But you'll find that good A3 stories have an intuitive flow and can be told in five to 10 minutes.

A3 Strategy


GTRTDGetting the Right Things Done, from which this example is taken, Pascal Dennis outlines the nuts and bolts of strategy deployment, answering two tough questions that ultimately can make or break a company's lean transformation.


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Managing to Learn: The Use of the A3 Management Process
Eric Ethington; Mark Reich; Ernie Richardson; Tracey Richardson; John Shook; David Verble