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Management Tools For Leaders: Cause & Effect Diagram

Rich Gee Group

History: Fishbones or causal diagrams were popularized by Kaoru Ishikawa in the 1960s that show the potential causes of a specific event. For our purposes, we will focus on management problems/process issues. Some managers might find this tool a little over-structured and pedantic. They solve their own issues!

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Transforming a Management System – A Case Study From the Madison Wisconsin Police Department

Curious Cat

Begin discussion with top management team and train them. Share feedback with the chief and his management team. Get buy-in from top department managers. This begins at the top with the chief and the chief’s management team. An elected, rank-and-file police officer, is added to the chief’s management team.