What is a chart?►A chart is a visual representation of data,in w/c the data represented by symbols, such as bars,lines,or slices.► It can represent tabular numeric data, functions or some kinds of qualitative structures.► It is a diagrammatic representation of relationships among individuals w/in an organization.
Examples of Charts► Time Chart► Tree or Stream Chart► Flow Chart► Organizational Chart► Comparison & Contrast Chart► Pareto chart► Run Chart or Trend Chart
► Time Chart- is a tabular time time chart that presents data in ordinal sequence. Example: Life Spam dev’t.► Tree or Stream Chart-depicts dev’t.,growth & change by beginning w/ a single course (the trunk) w/c spreads out into many branches; or by beginning w/ the many tributaries w/c then converge into a single channel. Example: Genealogical Tree.► Flow Chart- is a visual way of charting or showing a process from beginning to end.It is a means of analyzing a process. By outlining every step in a process, you can begin to find inefficiencies or problems.► Organizational Chart- shows how one part of the organization relates to other parts of the organization. Example: Organizational Structure of a School► Comparison & Contrast Chart- used to show similarities & differences between 2 things (people, places, events, ideas, etc.) Example: Compare/Contrast Matrix
► Pareto Chart- is a type of bar chart, prioritized in descending order of magnitude or importance from left to right. It shows at a glance w/c factors are occuring most.► Gannt Chart-is an activity time chart.