Is there a maximum or minimum number of causes per Cause & Effect Diagram?
I would say there’s no maximum, but in terms of a minimum, remember that the objective is to have a Fishbone Diagram that is “fuzzy with bones.” That means you should push to come up with as many as possible.…
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