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Complex Effect and Cause Relations

Note that Effects and Causes of organizational problems are often interlinked as when a child does not study and the mother scolds him. But the child thinks: because my mother is scolding me every time I don't study.
So we can both say that the scolding occurs because of the child not studying but also that not studying is the effect of the scolding.


Complex Effect and Cause Relations

ISHIKAWA chart is a powerful tool. Although limited in complex situations. This tool, as all tools, is only a support in reasoning. The knowledge of advanced ideas, of situation, of context, experience of the participants remains the main trump to find the best solutions.


Effect is Just Reinforcing the Cause

I tend to disagree, there is 1 cause and (sometimes) many effects. I agree that sometimes the effect is reinforcing the cause, but it is in the time sequence that you will find the answer. If you can demonstrate that "scolding" reinforces the cause, you might simply have found a wrong solution to your problem...


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