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Root Cause Analysis Tools

There are many tools that can be used to facilitate a Root Cause Anyalysis. The team leader / facilitator of the team should have expertise in utilizing the tools and facilitating teams. Here is a sample listing of some tools that can be used:

  • Event flow diagram
  • Process flow diagram
  • Fish bone diagram
  • Cause and Effect diagram
  • Five WHYS
  • Brainstorming