Identify and Structure Factors
Management and Planning tools
ConceptDraw OFFICE suite is a software for identify and structure factors with affinity diagram. This is a grouping and structuring of factors that impact on a problem. Affinity diagrams show the structure of large, complex factors that impact the problem, dividing them into smaller and simpler pieces. This chart is designed to prepare the data for further analysis of cause-effect relationships.
Pic.1 Identify and Structure Factors. Affinity Diagram — Implementing Continuous Process Improvement
The Affinity Diagram shows the structure of complex factors that have an influence on a problem, and then divides them up into a smaller and simpler structure. This diagram is designed to prepare the data for further analysis of the cause-effect relationships.
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Workflow Diagram - workflow process diagram is a visual representation of a organizational process flow. Often it used as the same visual notation as process flow diagram. Visualising business processes using workflow diagram (workflow process diagram) allows estimate business process efficiency, analyse and optimize the process itself. Workflow diagram helps get focusing on each step and relations between workflow steps. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is software for making workflow diagram. It contains specific designed graphics to draw workflow diagrams effectively. This is workflow diagram maker which do your work process effective.
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The Total Quality Management Diagram solution helps your organization visualize business and industrial processes. Create Total Quality Management diagrams for business process with ConceptDraw software.
Picture: Definition TQM Diagram
Draw Company Structure Diagram - get the detailed information about the company structure and hierarchy - who execute what tasks and who is in charge at this company. This information shows the reasoning and success of business and is indispensable for investors and financial institutions.
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A flowchart is a simple but very functional tool when it comes to understanding a workflow or to removing unnecessary stages from a process. When drawing flowcharts, keep in mind that there are four common types of flowcharts, like document flowcharts and data flowcharts that show control over a data or document flow over a system. To show controls on a physical level, use system flowcharts. In addition, to show controls in a program, you can draw a program flowchart.
This flowchart diagram represents the piece of an article editing process, that involves the author and editor. It was created using the Basic Flowchart notation that consists from the basic flowchart symbols. The start and the end of the process are indicated with "Terminator" symbols. The "Process" symbols show the action steps consisting from making edits and searching for a compromise, when the author does not agree with the suggestions of the editor. The "Process" symbol is the general symbol in process flowcharts. The "Decision" symbol indicates a branching in the process flow. There are two branches indicated by a Decision shape in the current flowchart (Yes/No, Disagree/Agree). This basic flowchart can be used as a repeating unit in the workflow diagram describing the working process of some editorial office.
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Cause and Effect Fishbone Diagram is one of the popular productivity and management tools widely used in business organizations. It is also known as Fishbone Diagram, because it looks like a fish skeleton. Cause and Effect Diagram provides a structured way which helps to identify all possible causes of a problem. Cause and Effect Diagram can be applied anywhere where exists a causal relationship.
Now the problem of complexity the Cause and Effect Fishbone Diagram creating is solved thanks to the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Fishbone Diagrams solution from the Management area.
Picture: Cause and Effect Fishbone Diagram
A causal model is an abstract concept, that describes the causal mechanisms of a system, by noting certain variables and their influence on each other, in an effort to discover the cause of a certain problem or flaw. This model is presented in diagram form by using a fishbone diagram.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software enhanced with Fishbone Diagrams solution helps you create business productivity diagrams from Fishbone diagram templates and examples, that provide to start using of the graphic method for the analysis of problem causes. Each predesigned Fishbone Diagram template is ready to use and useful for instantly drawing your own Fishbone Diagram.
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Value Stream Mapping for the lean office is a tool that uses a flow diagram to document in great detail every step of a manufacturing process.
Picture: Value Stream Mapping for the Lean Office