Continuous Improvement Tools

improve by problem solving

Problem Solving

1. Define The Problem

control chart
Control Chart

2. Narrow the Focus

Pareto chart
Control Chart

3. Analyze the Problem

cause effect fishbone

Cause-Effect Diagram

4. Determine Countermeasures

countermeasures matrix
Countermeasures Matrix

Tar Pits

Don't Forget to Verify the Results

Compare data before and after implementing the countermeasures

before after Control Charts
before after pareto charts
before after histograms


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