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Cause & Effect Diagrams Situations

Problem: Determine a situation in which you could develop a Cause and Effect (C-E) Diagram to help analyze a quality issue at starbucks

Assignment Expectations: It is not necessary to develop the diagram. You need to understand the situation and identify the quality issue and the reason that a C-E diagram would be useful. Do the four main Causes seem appropriate for this situation or are there other main causes that should be considered? Determine who should be involved and how you would develop the chart.

In a two page Solution :

Describe the quality issue: what is the problem and what are you attempting to do with the C-E diagram.
Discuss who should be involved and how you would develop the chart.
Discuss what your next steps would be.

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Cause and Effect Diagram for Slow working Computer in the Office

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In the above cause and effect diagram, the diagram presents the causes for the problem of slow working computer in the office, where the effect as can be noted is slow working computer. The main causes identified as contributing to the effect of a slow working computer are the problems with the hardware, software, users or the environment. Problems that may be emanating from the hardware can either be due to power outages, inadequate power, component failure or faulty components in the computer.
Component failures are most likely be due to virus attacks and faulty components may most likely be due to aged ...

Solution Summary

The cause and effect for diagram situations are examined.