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Breaking Failure: How to Break the Cycle of Business Failure and Underperformance Using Root Cause, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, and an Early Warning System by Alexander Edsel

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Appendix. The Early Warning System-Details

In Chapter 4, page 78, we mentioned that additional details and examples for steps 5–9 would be provided in this section.

Step 5: Entering Leading, Lagging, and Connectors into a Spreadsheet

The sample spreadsheet, Table A.1, shows where the leading (columns A-D), connector (E–G), and lagging indicators (columns H-J) and variances are entered. You can also clearly see in the spreadsheet how after each forecasted indicator and connector assumption, that “actual” results or numbers from a campaign are entered.

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Table A.1 Example of a Causal Forecast

Table A.1 covers in detail steps 5–9 from Chapter 4 ...

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