The Action Plan
Management and Planning
ConceptDraw OFFICE suite is a software for decision making and action plan. The Seven Management and Planning Tools is a set for such diagrams: Affinity Diagram, Relations Diagram, Prioritization Matrix, Root Cause Analysis Tree Diagram, Involvement Matrix, PERT Chart, Risk Diagram (PDPC).
For the action planning define people and groups involvement in corrective actions by roles, identify logical sequences of scheduled actions and critical path of problem solving, identify possible risks of action plan and propose preventive actions.
Pic.1 Action Plan. Involvement matrix — Distribution of Responsibility
The Involvement Matrix defines the level of involvement and nature of participation. The diagram shows the degree of involvement for all identified parties in the execution of corrective actions.
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Fishbone diagram is a powerful tool used for solving business problems and obstacles. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software extended with Fishbone Diagrams solution from the Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is a helpful tool for cause and effect analysis. It gives the ability to easy identify many possible causes and factors which cause the effects and to draw Fishbone Diagrams for problem solving.
Picture: Cause and Effect Analysis - Fishbone Diagrams for Problem Solving
Matrix organizational structure is one of the main forms of structures which is actively used by organizations to carry forth the functions of a company visually and effectively.
Now we have ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with 25 Typical Orgcharts solution from the Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park which will help easy represent matrix organizational structure of any degree of complexity.
Picture: Matrix Organization Structure
If you want to find a way to understand complex things in minutes, you should try to visualize data. One of the most useful tool for this is creating a flowchart, which is a diagram representing stages of some process in sequential order. There are so many possible uses of flowcharts and you can find tons of flow charts examples and predesigned templates on the Internet. Warehouse flowchart is often used for describing workflow and business process mapping. Using your imagination, you can simplify your job or daily routine with flowcharts.
Warehouse flowcharts are used to document product and information flow between sources of supply and consumers. The flowchart provides the staged guidance on how to manage each aspect of warehousing and describes such aspects as receiving of supplies; control of quality; shipment and storage and corresponding document flow. Warehouse flowchart, being actual is a good source of information. It indicates the stepwise way to complete the warehouse and inventory management process flow. Also it can be very useful for an inventory and audit procedures.
Picture: Flow chart Example. Warehouse Flowchart
The "SWOT Analysis" solution contains easy-to-use mind map templates that help identify Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats, as well as outputs to ConceptDraw DIAGRAM for presenting analysis results.
Picture: SWOT Analysis
While creating flowcharts and process flow diagrams, you should use special objects to define different statements, so anyone aware of flowcharts can get your scheme right. There is a short and an extended list of basic flowchart symbols and their meaning. Basic flowchart symbols include terminator objects, rectangles for describing steps of a process, diamonds representing appearing conditions and questions and parallelograms to show incoming data.
This diagram gives a general review of the standard symbols that are used when creating flowcharts and process flow diagrams. The practice of using a set of standard flowchart symbols was admitted in order to make flowcharts and other process flow diagrams created by any person properly understandable by other people. The flowchart symbols depict different kinds of actions and phases in a process. The sequence of the actions, and the relationships between them are shown by special lines and arrows. There are a large number of flowchart symbols. Which of them can be used in the particular diagram depends on its type. For instance, some symbols used in data flow diagrams usually are not used in the process flowcharts. Business process system use exactly these flowchart symbols.
Picture: Basic Flowchart Symbols and Meaning
Have you ever created the fire plans on the base of Fire Evacuation Plan Template? It's incredibly convenient and time-saving way. Let's try to make sure this with Fire and Emergency Plans solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software.
Picture: Fire Evacuation Plan Template