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The Response Plan for a process establishes, for each measure being monitored, a threshold  or trigger level for that process measure.  When a process performance hits a trigger level, the response plan details what immediate and long-term actions must be taken to return to and maintain the desired performance.

Monitoring & Response Plan Template

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Elisabeth Swan

Elisabeth is a Master Black Belt at, the co-author of The Problem-Solver’s Toolkit and co-host of the Just-in-Time Cafe. For over 30 years, she's helped leading organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab and Marriott International, Inc. build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.