Various RCA Methods and Tools in Use Today

Many purveyors of root cause analysis believe the process is so complicated that you should use several methods for each problem or select one based on which type of problem you are experiencing. We've found the reason some people think this way, is that they don't understand the cause-and-effect principles.

As you will discover in this analysis, there is a clear distinction between a root cause analysis (RCA) method and a problem-solving tool. A tool is distinguished by its limited use, while a method may involve many steps and processes and has wide usage.