Cause and Effect Diagram. Seat License

Cause and Effect Diagram. Seat License

Regardless of what you call this problem solving tool (fishbone diagram, cause and effect diagram, or Ishikawa diagram), it is a very useful addition to your bag of tricks.

Because a cause and effect diagram, with its classic fishbone shape, is so visual, it is an outstanding communication tool. There is also a tremendous value in using a structured, systematic, compartmentalized thinking process to evaluate the causes of a particular effect.

The cause and effect diagram is primarily used to support brainstorming sessions in which possible caused of a problem (the effect) are categorized. Each branch, the "bones", contains a grouping of similar causes.

On the shop floor, the "6 M's" are commonly used: Manpower, Materials, Methods, Mother Nature, Machines, and Measurements.

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  • Cause and Effect Diagram (Legacy Module Video)

    This cause and effect diagram 'how to' video is a recording of a narrated PowerPoint from our Lean Training System. It covers the basics of creating a fishbone diagram and using it to solve problems.
    WHAT DOES LEGACY MEAN? Legacy videos are are early efforts. Still great content, but the resolut...