Corrective action is a process that aims to identify and address the root cause of a detected non-compliance. Non-compliance can take many forms, such as a violation of a company policy, failure to meet regulatory requirements, or substandard performance. When non-compliance is identified, corrective action is taken to prevent similar occurrences in the future. The goal of corrective action is not simply to fix the immediate problem, but to implement a long-term solution that prevents the issue from reoccurring. This process involves analyzing the root cause of the non-compliance, developing a plan to address the cause, and implementing that plan to eliminate the problem. Corrective action can help improve organizational performance, enhance customer satisfaction, and prevent costly errors or legal action.