Documents about Causal Loop Diagram

  • 3 Pages

    724Lec05

    SUNY Albany, GPR 724

    Excerpt: ... ing distance Population in outlying areas Highway construction Average commuting time (B1) Highway expansion Average commuting speed Attractiveness of outlying areas (B3) Commuting volume Net migration to outlying areas Number of commuters Lane-miles of high speed roads PAD 724 lecture notes Page 25 Causal loop diagram s with stocks explicit, but flows implicit in the arrows: Gross productivity Progress rate Fraction satisfactory Workforce Cumulative real progress Undiscovered rework Detection of undiscovered rework Cumulative preceived progress Perceived p roductivity Net hiring Cumulative effort <wcwf> Workforce sought Willingness to change workforce Indicated worforce Effort perceived remaining Tasks perceived remaining Time to detect rework Fraction perceived complete <tdrw> Initial project definition <Workforce sought> Time perceived required Time remaining Indicated completion date Scheduled completion date Net additions to schedule The picture is complete and quantifiable, and may be ...

  • 40 Pages

    causalloops

    UMass (Amherst), PLNT 597

    Excerpt: ... Getting Started With Causal Loop Diagram s or. why did the chicken cross the road? Here is a simple one. actions Mental models Here is another, slightly more complex Sustainable Action Sustainable Pattern Sustainable Mental Models Sustainable Structures This is a reinforcing feedback loop Sustainable Action Sustainable Pattern R Sustainable Mental Models Sustainable Structures Reinforcing loops have an even number of s S S Sustainable Action Sustainable Pattern R Sustainable Mental Models S Sustainable Structures S Lets create a causal loop diagram from The Iceberg Events Patterns of Behavior Systemic Structure Mental Models Increasing Leverage The Iceberg A Sustainable Behavior Events Patterns of Behavior Systemic Structure Mental Models Increasing I rode my bicycle to school today Leverage A pattern The Iceberg Events Patterns of Behavior Systemic Structure Mental Models Increasing Leverage I ride my bicycle to school most days (well, when its not raining) Possi ...

  • 42 Pages

    l16diagnsprjctrl

    MIT, PM 1040

    Excerpt: ... Problem Diagnosis & Introduction to Project Dynamics 1.040/1.401J Nathaniel Osgood 4/13/2004 Topics Problem Diagnosis Pareto Analysis Fishbone Diagram Scatterplots Systems Thinking and System Dynamics Causal Loop Diagram s System Dynamics Insights into Causes of Problems Discussed Last Time : Exploratory Analysis Pareto Analysis Fishbone Diagram Scatter Diagram Causal Loop Diagram Pareto Analysis Correctly addressing a small portion of project components can provide control over the remaining project components. Help identify the contributors to given types of performance, mostly cost and quality performance. Group A: a small portion of the major cost components that account for a significant portion of the total cost Group B: all cost component other than Group A and C components Group C: a large portion of the minor cost components that account for a trivial portion of the total cost Pareto Analysis Example: Drivers of Quality Problems in Building Construction Workers Rebar workers Concret ...