The Fishbone: a how to-factory edition

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A fishbone diagram can help us look at causes and effect as we drive to root cause in our problem solving efforts. This slide set includes how to steps and an example.

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The Fishbone: a how to-factory edition

  1. 1. The Fishbone: A How To Factory Edition
  2. 2. Created by Tom Curtis 2011Blog: www.onimproving.blogspot.comOther presentation on www.slideshare.netUnder Onimproving  Email: ideamerchants@gmail.comFollow me on Twitter @onimproving
  3. 3. IntroductionA fishbone diagram helps us look at Causes and Effect. For an effect, we look at multiple causes and place them in categories. This helps us think through what might be driving the effect before we start fixing. It is a good step to help us on the path to identifying root cause and thendesign corrective actions. What follows is how to set up a fishbone in steps and an example. Thefishbone can become a great aid in helping think through problems. Give it a try. --Tom Curtis
  4. 4. Steps 1-3Prepare the Fishbone
  5. 5. Add the Red Elements1 Draw the Lines
  6. 6. Causes2 Add Labels Effect
  7. 7. Causes 3 Add Bone Labels Man Machine Method EffectMeasure Mother Nature Material
  8. 8. Steps 4-5Use the Fishbone
  9. 9. Causes Man Machine Method Effect Issue 4 Record EffectMeasure Mother Nature Material
  10. 10. Causes Man Machine Method 5 Record Causes by Cause Cause Cause Category Cause Cause Cause Cause Cause Cause Effect Cause Issue Cause Cause Cause CauseMeasure Mother Nature Material
  11. 11. An Example:Using the Fishbone
  12. 12. Notes: Causes -Causes may fit in more than one category -Causes can be further explored with 5 whys -Not all categories may apply Man Machine Method Poor Poor Set up No Recent PM Set up Jam Poor Clearing Clearing No Clearing Standard training No Recent PM Effect No Recent PM Jam Machine Jams Definition Non conforming Material over 2 years oldMeasure Mother Nature Material

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