The Power of the Tornado Diagram

Resolve Conflict and Confusion with the Tornado Diagram

When making decisions in organizations, we waste a lot of time chasing things that don’t matter. Sometimes, we even get into shouting matches over what’s most important. To make matters worse, we can often get into analysis paralysis, unable to move the ball forward. And when we do move forward, we are so hung up on risk that we lose sight of the upside and inadvertently destroy the very opportunities we are trying to create.

Wouldn’t it be great to have a way of resolving conflict and confusion with objectivity and evidence?

How to Create a Tornado Diagram

Deceptively simple, the tornado diagram can be challenging to build out correctly. However, get it right, and you'll gain an understanding of which factors are the most important to your project at hand and insights into the uncertainties and their potential impact.

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How to Resolve Conflict and Confusion with Objectivity and Evidence

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