Interrelationship digraph (network diagram)

interrelationship diagraph
interrelationship diagraph

interrelationship diagraph

An interrelationship digraph (aka network diagram) helps you see relations and influences between several concepts – even if those concepts are very different. You can also use it to identify critical issues and key drivers of a problem.

The interrelationship diagraph is a 7M tool. It often uses input from other tools – like a fishbone diagram or an affinity diagram.

You do this by drawing an arrow indicating if one concept influences another.

The concepts with only arrows going out is considered a driver.

The concepts with only arrows coming is is considered an outcome.

An interrelationship digraph is considered a 7M tool.



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