Quality Improvement Charts in Excel

Paretos and fishbones are keys to a successful improvement effort

Pareto charts help us to focus our improvement efforts while fishbones help us get to the root cause.

Once you have created a pareto chart, the big bar becomes the problem statement on your fishbone diagram.

relationship between pareto and fishbone

QI Macros makes creating these and other charts a snap.

Paretos, fishbones and other improvement chart templates can be found on the right side of QI Macros menu.

improvement charts mon QI Macros menu

To create a Pareto chart: select your data, click on Pareto Chart and QI Macros does the rest.

To create a fishbone diagram: open the fill in the blanks template, input your data, click create fishbone and QI Macros does the rest.

The remaining "Improvement Charts" are fillable templates. Refer to the "Other Chart Templates" section of the Knowledge Base for further details.

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