Duke Okes has been a consultant & instructor for designing, implementing, auditing, fixing and improving management systems since 1985. He was formerly a quality engineer with TRW Automotive, and holds degrees in technology, business and education. He holds ASQ certification as a manager of quality/organizational excellence, quality engineer and quality auditor.
He is the author of three books and dozens of articles on quality management topics, and has presented hundreds of workshops and spoken at numerous conferences on root cause analysis, quality auditing, failure mode & effects analysis, risk-based thinking, human error and other topics across the US as well as more than a dozen foreign countries. Since 2013 he has conducted more than five dozen webinars for a variety of providers.
Preliminary risk assessment (e.g., Likelihood X Impact) and the results of previous audits
Does your organization encounter these issues?
The expectations of customers and other stakeholders is that organizations will design robust processes
People are often frustrated when required to use a cause & effect diagram to find the root causes of problems.