Chapter 5. Gallery of Cycle and Radial Charts

Cycle and radial charts are grouped here because they are both circular charts.

Cycle charts illustrate a process that is repetitive; after the final step, you begin again with the first step. This might represent a continuous-improvement process or a monthly accounting cycle.

Radial charts illustrate the relationship of many subentities to a central entity. The shapes are arranged as spokes around a central hub.

Cycle Charts

Cycle charts are used to illustrate a process that repeats. This type of chart is great for continuous-improvement charts and other cyclical events.

Eight cycle charts and one chart type are called Basic Pie. Most of these styles are designed for only Level 1 text, although ...

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