P‑M Analysis Step 1: Clarify the Phenomenon
A critical part of solving any problem is to get a clear and accurate understanding of the situation. Often, clearly and correctly defining a problem takes us halfway to the solution. Learn the four steps to clarifying a phenomenon, the three keys for effectively observing a process, what to do when it’s difficult to observe a process, and the importance of data stratification.
What Is P-M Analysis?
Getting Started with P-M Analysis
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P-M Analysis Step 1: Clarify the Phenomenon
Next VideoP-M Analysis Step 2: What Is a Physical Analysis?
P-M Analysis Step 2: How to Conduct a Physical Analysis
P-M Analysis Step 2: How to Draw a Process Diagram
P-M Analysis Step 3: Identify Constituent Conditions
P-M Analysis Step 4: Study the Relevance of 4M Factors
P-M Analysis Step 5: Define Optimal Conditions
P-M Analysis Step 6: Study Investigation and Measurement Methods
P-M Analysis Step 7 Identify Deviations from Optimal Conditions
P-M Analysis Step 8 Draft and implement corrective action plan
How to Sustain the Results of P-M analysis
How to Use a P-M Analysis Storyboard
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In the second step of P dash M analysis, we conduct a physical analysis. This involves studying our specific phenomenon to explain how its physical and mechanical factors interact to result in an undesired outcome. This is a key activity because its outputs direct how we look for causal factors. Learn the seven step approach for this activity, how it uses visualization, how it investigates contributing factors across multiple levels of causation, and three common mistakes to avoid when conducting physical analysis.