Select the problem, why did you select it?
The problem that we as a group chose is “school nutrition problem”, and the Reason is, because whether or not this is part of our life or will be, which we want to our kids get healthy food. Since it is a challenge that is going on in families, we would like to work on it.
Pick a tool for defining the problem, why did you pick it?
The tool we picked for defining the problem is survey, with doing survey somehow we talk with people which are involved, then we can collect and analyze the data.
Gather information. How did you do that?
We decided to construct two separate surveys. One survey would be for the high school students and the other survey would be for the cafeteria staff employees. The student survey was focused more on the likes and dislikes of the cafeteria food while the employee survey was focused more on the nutrition of the food that was being served. The surveys were passed out among 50 high school students and cafeteria staff employees. Once we collected all the surveys and compiled all the information we, as a group, were able to distinguish the real problem versus the perceived problem.
Present real problem vs perceived problem?
The perceived problem:
Our group perceived a major problem that is occurring on daily basis at the different school sites of Los Angeles Unified School District. This perceived problem is THE FREE SCHOOL FOOD students get from the Los Angeles Unified School District. We perceived that students are not too contempt with the quality of food they’re receiving form because according to a survey that we made on 50 students, “The food tastes nasty!” Student from Van Nuys High School agree that the food quality is just not good enough for them to enjoy. “School food is the worse if you ask me said Freddy Gonzalez, a junior at Van Nuys High School that prefers to pack his own lunch or run across the street to McDonalds. “I have been packing up a lunch since I was in...