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Cause & Effects Rating Matrix

Abstract: This tool is used to help decide which inputs from a Cause & Effects/Fishbone diagram should be addressed first. (Tab 1) Rank major categories of the output first, and then rate the inputs against the weighted output categories. (Tab 2) Copy the results as data (not formulas) and sort the results. (Tab 3) Create a Pareto graph of the sorted data.

Keywords: Tools and Templates - DMAIC: Analyze

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