Fishbone Diagram – A Project Management Tool

I thought of writing about this tool, but I found millions of web page result in my search engine! I decided to put a fishbone diagram with links to pages which I found useful to everyone of us.

Fishbone diagrams otherwise called as Ishikawa diagrams (or cause-and-effect diagrams) are diagrams that show the causes of a certain event. In project management, this tool is used in Quality Management & Risk Management processes. Here I depicted causes for ‘PMP Exam failure’ Effect.



You can read more about this in following links:

1) Wikipedia –

2) Leankaizen –

3) This one on 5 Why cause -effect analysis: Know the root cause for any problem within 5 whys

3 thoughts on “Fishbone Diagram – A Project Management Tool

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