Ishikawa Chart

A type of diagram used to depict the factors or variables that make up a process; named after Professor Kaoru Ishikawa of Tokyo University (e.g., see Seder, 1962), this diagram is also referred to as the Cause-and-Effect diagram.

For details, see Cause-and-Effect Diagram; see also Cause-and-Effect Diagrams in the Introductory Overview of Process Analysis.