Weighting for success

Applying prioritization technique takes cause-and-effect diagrams up a notch

By Merwan B. Mehta

Root cause analysis is a fundamental problem-solving technique that has been hailed as one of the seven salient tools for quality improvement. If the root cause for a problematic issue is not identified and tackled, rest assured the issue will pop its head up again.

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