root cause


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root cause

The source of a problem, that is, the underlying reason that it occurred.
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There's little doubt that Root Cause organizers were able to create more visibility for Miami's working class people of color by pursuing their own agenda and timetable.
If the refusal to seriously examine the root causes of clerical sex abuse is carried through, nothing will happen at all.
'But, I believe the government should look at it from the angle that, there must be root causes. The one of Boko Haram has been technically defeated and yet Generals are dying and soldiers are dying.
While this happens, it is also important to note that the original eczema condition (due to the underlying root cause) may still persist.
In this case, you're treating the symptom (bad codes) but not the root cause of why they are there.
However, the valve had been excluded as the root cause beforehand since it was considered uncritical in terms of product quality.
SRINAGAR: Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday termed Kashmir as root cause of prevailing uncertainty in south Asia and said the stubborn and haughty approach of Indian rulers is root cause of prevailing situations.
A weak corrective action system is often due to a fault in one of the two main components: the root cause investigation and effectiveness check.
In order to solve the problem within an automotive industry or any other related field, the best way to understand the root cause of the problem is to physically go to the source or Gemba (place of occurrence) to analyze the root cause.
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A risk has three main parts: a future root cause, a likelihood and a consequence.