Tag: root causes

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The Recipe for My Secret Sauce

  No, this isn’t a special holiday cooking edition of the LeanBP Blog! To celebrate the season, I thought I’d share with you the formula...
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Variation in Your Processes—A Game of Chance (Part One of Two)

As most of you know, variation is a very big deal in manufacturing, because even the smallest change in production processes can have big...
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A Better Way to Brainstorm Root Causes

Determining root causes seems to be a lost art. It’s a discipline, and if we aren’t willing to apply disciplined thinking when diagnosing a...