During implementation and assessment of the food safety and quality management system, there will be arisen different non-conformities and problems. These non-conformities and problems require corrective actions. The first stage of establishing the corrective actions is to determine the possible causes for the nonconformity or the problem.
The cause-and-effect diagram (fishbone diagram) can be used to identify many possible causes for a non-conformity or effect or problem. It can be used to structure a brainstorming session. It immediately sorts ideas into useful categories.
This assignment fulfils the following module outcome:
Please review the following resources:
The cause-and-effect diagram (fishbone diagram)
Read the following 2 non-conformities:
After reviewing these materials, and reading these 2 non-conformities, please choose one of these 2 non-conformities and build a fishbone diagram and follow the different steps to determine the potential causes for the chosen non-conformity.
These steps include
After analyzing the causes, choose the most two causes you believe they may be responsible for the non-conformity and prepare:
N.B. Please apply the assignment to your organization (the product you chose during the 1st week discussion).