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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.


Grandchamps, Belgium

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.

Gian, Netherlands

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...

Koch, Netherlands

Ishikawa Chart Shows (Reinforcing) Interactions

I agree with Gian. The Ishikawa chart can provide insight in how the effects may be reinforcing the ... Sign up

Deepak, UAE

Cause & Effect Determined by Observer

Who decides on the cause & effect, it can be an individual or group, it's like a doctor and a patien... Sign up

H. Möller, Deutschland

Causes & Effects Influenced by Type of the Problem

Besides the observer, also the type / nature of the problem influences the (relation between) causes... Sign up

Joseph, USA

Multiple Causes

I would be suspicious of a C/E diagram that only showed one cause. For instance, I finished one C/E ... Sign up

Jim K, Australia

C & E Multiple Causes & User Determined Outcomes

Multiple Causes are a given. Ford's 8D template actually requires a listing of the causes and estima... Sign up

Pradeep Deo, India

Distinguish Technical and Psychological Effect and Cause Relations

Psychological cause and effect relations can not be compared with technological cause and effect rel... Sign up

Ravi Vazirani, India

Interconnection of Various Causes

The C/E relationships of identifying the problem become irrelevant when the cause of the problem has... Sign up


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