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assignable cause of variation

Operations & Production

apparent reason that something is different an evident reason for deviation from the norm. An assignable cause exists when variation within a process can be attributed to a particular cause that is a fundamental part of the process. Once identified, the assignable cause of the errors must be investigated and the process adjusted before other possible causes of variation are examined.

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Definitions of ’assignable cause of variation’ and meaning of ’assignable cause of variation’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’assignable cause of variation’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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