The form of recognition can vary, depending upon the complexity and severity of the problem. It is important to document what was learned while solving the problem so that this information can be used by others for planning. A description of the various actions carried out, together with the analysis and results obtained through the problem solving process, provide information that can be used to prepare a case study report. Case study reports include the purpose and objective, the procedure or problem solving steps followed, the data obtained through various investigative methodologies and the analysis of data in the form of results shown by charts and graphs, conclusions and recommendations.
This final step in the problem solving process is to conclude the successful efforts of the team is to acknowledge the significance and value, in quantifiable terms, of solving the problem for the customer and for improving quality and productivity for the company.