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Sandwich processes

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Assign a facilitator & a timekeeper.

Please read the exercise aloud.

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Structure the process by making sandwiches.


Each crew member makes a sketch of how he or she prepares a sandwich. The design of this sketch is up to each crew member. Do not forget to draw the sandwich. Take 5 minutes of your time.

And go!


All together!

Now compare the sketches.

Discuss similarities and differences.

Then agree on some features that characterize the best sandwich.


Subdivide the process of making a sandwich in essential steps.

For each of these steps, define characteristics of an intermediate product.


Take a moment before sharing your experience:

  1. What did you find interesting?
  2. What did you not expect?
  3. Which new similarities did you discover?
  4. What do you take away from this exercise?

Take a few notes if you like.

Make sure that everyone gets a chance to speak.

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