Root Cause Analysis Problem Case Study for Exercise?

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Fifi2006

#1
Hi,

I am running a structured problem solving workshop shortly. I am wondering if anyone has a "problem" that I could use in an exercise during the workshop. I will get the attendees to try and determine the root cause of the problem. The purpose of the "problem" will be to demonstrate how to do structured problem solving. I need a beefy problem, one with a good bit of data and the odd misleading pieces of information (to test that they heard my sermon about focusing on facts and ignoring "noise".)

Much appreciated!
:bigwave:
 
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Stijloor

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#2
Hi,

I am running a structured problem solving workshop shortly. I am wondering if anyone has a "problem" that I could use in an exercise during the workshop. I will get the attendees to try and determine the root cause of the problem. The purpose of the "problem" will be to demonstrate how to do structured problem solving. I need a beefy problem, one with a good bit of data and the odd misleading pieces of information (to test that they heard my sermon about focusing on facts and ignoring "noise".)

Much appreciated!
:bigwave:
I found it more useful to develop problem solving exercises based on actual problems. Learners tend to be more interested in exercises that are company specific.

Stijloor.
 

Golfman25

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#3
Maybe try this real life example from my day?

Two parts. Virtually identical except for a pierced hole. Hole size difference between the 2 parts is about .050 (1.2 mm). Fabricated from the same set of tooling to save $. Every so often (say once every 5 years) the parts get mixed -- one or two of one part finds their way into the boxes of the other part. Discuss.
 

harry

Super Moderator
#4
I found it more useful to develop problem solving exercises based on actual problems. Learners tend to be more interested in exercises that are company specific.

Stijloor.
Agree with Stijloor. There should be plenty of such in your CAPA database or file. You can also pick some completed/past ones for further study.
 
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Richard Pike

#5
Hi,

I am running a structured problem solving workshop shortly. I am wondering if anyone has a "problem" that I could use in an exercise during the workshop. I will get the attendees to try and determine the root cause of the problem. The purpose of the "problem" will be to demonstrate how to do structured problem solving. I need a beefy problem, one with a good bit of data and the odd misleading pieces of information (to test that they heard my sermon about focusing on facts and ignoring "noise".)

Much appreciated!
:bigwave:
email me at [email protected]. I will send you a comprehensive study with pleasure.
 
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Richard Pike

#10
BTW, per your PM, I once emailed you almost 40 days back & still awaiting your response.
Serious apologies.:mg: Either didn't receive or slipped through the net. I know it was sent to several people. Would you mind resending and I will follow up with private message to ensure / check you have received?
 
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