The fundamental, underlying reason or cause responsible for the occurance of a defect, nonconformity or problem or for initiating a chain of causes and effects that lead to the occurance of a defect, nonconformity or problem. Root Cause Analysis aims to uncover the root cause of a problem in order to identify appropriate solutions.
Is related to Corrective Action
Is related to Corrective Action Plan
Is related to Quality Assurance
Is related to Root Cause Analysis
Is related to Five Whys