Five Whys

Feb. 7th, 2015 08:29 pm
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Toyota’s ‘Five Whys’ process is well known to engineers: it’s one of the basic problem-solving tools in modern engineering management systems like Six Sigma and Total Quality Management. Here’s how Taiichi Ohno introduces the process in Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production (1978):

When confronted with a problem, have you ever stopped and asked why five times? It is difficult to do even though it sounds easy. )

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