CQ Guide : How to Use 5 Why Analysis Effectively with EQMS, QHSE, and EHS Processes

In Risk Management, Root Cause Analysis is an important step as it helps understand the nature of the problem and suggest the right course of action. Root cause analysis can be done through various tools – Pareto Chart, 5 Whys, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Scatter Plot Diagram, Fishbone Diagram, and Fault Tree Analysis. The 5 Whys technique is one of the most effective tools for root cause analysis in the Lean management arsenal.

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