Root cause analysis is used in many different industries from manufacturing to medicine. It’s a method of problem solving used for identifying the root causes of faults or problems within a process. This method helps the user to understand why a problem happened in the first place, how to counteract it and to prevent it from happening again.
This version of a root cause analysis board is an introductory one, where it easily guides you through a 4 step process. This includes defining the problem, isolating potential causes, using why 5’s to further target faults and finally an action plan for problem solution and prevention.