Ishikawa diagram

Ishikawa diagram
noun /ˌɪ.ʃɪˈkɑ.wɑ ˈdaɪ.ə.ɡɹæm,ˌɪ.ʃiˈkɑ.wɑ ˈdaɪ.ə.ɡɹæm/
A diagram used in quality management to display a detailed list of causes and effects of a problem and thus to decipher the root cause of a problem.

The procedure for constructing an Ishikawa diagram relies on brainstorming for stimulating the QI team to think of reasons for the problem.

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