A root cause is an initiating, deep, basic, fundamental, underlying, or initial cause which leads to an outcome. Commonly, root cause is used to describe the depth in the causal chain where an intervention could reasonably be implemented to change performance and prevent an undesirable outcome. In plain English a "root cause" is where it all begins.
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