Tag Archives: Root cause analysis

Complex 5 Why’s – Multiple Path Solutions

Our Production Manager, John, is heading out to the production floor.  He sees that his highest priority line is down again.  “What is it this time?” he asks.  His top mechanic replies, “I can’t believe we are down for a … Continue reading

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Simple 5 Why’s

[tweetmeme]It’s a cold and rainy night in late October. You hurry out to your car in an effort to keep dry and because you are running late. You are not too wet as you get in and put your key … Continue reading

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7 Steps to 5 Why

John is the young Production Manager at a food manufacturing plant. John came to work this morning optimistic that today was going to be a great day. He is feeling pulled down though as he and his team are fighting … Continue reading

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