Cause and Effect Diagram Examples

Cause and Effect Diagram Examples

Cause and effect diagrams are a great way to analyze problems in your business production processes. Check out this page for several cause and effect diagram example templates. With Lucidchart, you can edit these templates or make a cause and effect diagram from scratch.

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Using a cause and effect diagram to improve your business

Cause and effect analysis is a lean manufacturing tool, so it targets waste-related problems and can help you eliminate waste in production. A cause and effect diagram encourages your team to brainstorm possible causes of a problem by sorting effects into categories and sub-categories. Mapping one out may help you discover new threats. And once you knowing the reason behind the problem, it’s far easier to solve it.

Making a cause and effect diagram in Lucidchart

Lucidchart is designed to make business-related diagrams with ease. It offers a smooth experience, with drag-and-drop technology and dynamic shape resizing. Explore each of the example templates below and pick the one that works best for your company. You can easily modify text, change the color scheme, and add interactive links. When you’ve perfected the diagram, try sharing it with your colleagues. All it takes is a few clicks!

Cause and Effect Diagram Examples

Cause and effect diagram 1

Cause and Effect Diagram Examples

Cause and effect diagram 2

Cause and Effect Diagram Examples

Cause and effect diagram 3


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