Ishikawa Fishbone Diagram in Excel
One Click Fishbone Diagram for Root Cause Analysis
Use the Ishikawa or fishbone diagram (a.k.a. cause and effect diagram) to identify the special root causes of delay, waste, rework or cost.
QI Macros Creates a Fishbone Diagram in Three Easy Steps
- Point - to the Ishikawa Fishbone Diagram, in the QI Macros Menu, on your Excel Toolbar:
- Fill in the Blanks - Select the fishbone style you want (Cell F10) and then input your text in the yellow shaded cells. When you are done, click "Create Fishbone":
- Analyze and Improve - QI Macros will automatically create a fishbone diagram for you:
If you want to copy the fishbone to PowerPoint or Word, go back to the "Outline" sheet and click on the blue "Copy" button. You can then paste the fishbone as either a picture or drawing objects. Pictures are static. Drawing objects can be revised.
You can also use Excel's drawing tools (Insert Shapes [XL2007+] or View-Toolbars-Drawing [XL2000-2003]) to customize the fishbone diagram.
Watch Video of QI Macros Automated Fishbone Diagram