Supply Chain Glossary - C

Supply Chain Glossary - C

common causes

Causes of variation that are inherent in a process over time. They affect every outcome of the process and everyone working in the process. Syn: random cause. See: assignable cause, common cause variability.

The variability in product quality that results from numerous uncontrollable everyday factors, such as temperature, humidity, tool wear, etc. See: common causes.


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