1. Defining the task
Important because it helps to ensure that everyone is on the same page and understands what needs to be done.
2. Gathering information
Important so that you have all the facts before making any decisions.
3. Developing a plan
Key so that you know exactly what steps need to be taken and in what order.
4. Executing the plan
Necessary to see the task through to completion.
5. Evaluating results
Allows you to determine if the task was successful and what could be improved for next time.