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Lean Poster Series: Poster 3 How to Create an Ishikawa Diagram
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The Ishikawa Diagram (also called Fishbone Diagram or Cause-and-Effect Diagram) was first used by Dr Kaoru Ishikawa of the University of Tokyo in 1943. The diagram is used to identify potential causes of a problem, classify them, and discover the root causes. Our new Lean poster tells you more about what the diagram is, when it should be used in a project, and why it so useful.
Download your copy to see our top tips for defining a problem statement, the major factors (6 M’s) to be considered, and the 5 ‘whys’ of Root Cause Analysis.
And last but not least – steps to creating your own Ishikawa Diagram!
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