What is 5 Whys?

The 5 Whys is a technique used in the analyze phase of the lean six sigma DMAIC ( Define, measure, Analyze, improve, control) methodology.

5 Whys is an iterative interrogative technique used to explore the cause and effects relationship underlying a particular problem. The primary goal of the technique is to determine the root cause of a defect or problem by repeating the question “Why?”

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