Problem-Solving Resource Center

Problem Statement

What It Is Used For

  • To define a problem for a problem-solving team.

When to Use It

  • Once the team has been formed, they should create or be given a problem statement to direct their problem-solving efforts.
  • To help clarify the direction whenever the team seems to be moving off-course.

Important Notes

  • Some organizations have the leadership team create the problem statement and use that to determine team membership.

8-D Problem Statement Worksheet