4Pre-POLCA Assessment, Prerequisites, and Preparation for POLCA

As explained in the introduction to Part II, this chapter covers the first phase of implementing POLCA. We will divide this phase into three main topics:

  • Clarifying the motivation and goals for pursuing POLCA.

  • Checking some prerequisites before implementing POLCA.

  • Preparing for the POLCA implementation.

The three following sections of this chapter will cover each of these topics in turn.

Clarify the Motivation and Goals for Pursuing POLCA

The starting point for your POLCA journey is to arrive at a consensus for the reasons why your company is pursuing POLCA as a solution, and also, what are the organizational goals that you intend to achieve through the implementation. The ...

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