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Special-Causes

Definition:

Special-Causes are non-recurrent Defect causes, and cannot be exploited by management to Systematically improve a Process organization-wide by Means of Changing the organization, Process or System.

Alternative Names

Concept Number: *019
English Master: Special-Causes
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: Chance-Cause

Detailing

They are not caused by the organization (training, management, motivation, information, tools); for example, not by an incorrect Work-Process-Standard.

They can be used to improve things more locally, at the Level of the individual engineer. For example, by learning that they misinterpreted a Work-Process-Standard, motivating, teaching or instructing the individual.


Illustrations

none


Type

Statistical


Domain

Statistical-Process-Control
Continuous-Process-Improvement



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This Concept entered by Diane O'Brien.

Created by system. Last Modification: Tuesday 03 of December, 2013 00:17:14 CET by Diane O'Brien.