Fishbone diagram, Ishikawa/Cause and Effect Diagram

5M-1E fish bone diagram

An Ishikawa diagram is also known as 5M-1E or cause and effect or fishbone diagram. The fishbone diagram is one of the 7 Quality tools. This tool is mainly used to find multiple root causes of one single problem. Fishbone/Ishikawa diagram is one of the effective tools of problem-solving. 5M-1E Fish-bone diagram mostly used for problem-solving in the automotive and other manufacturing industries.