Hierarchy diagram is used to show the hierarchy of a system. Where most people know them from, is when they are used to show the roles and responsibilities of the people in the company.

Strength and Weakness of Hierarchy Diagram

There are both strength and weaknesses to consider when using hierarchy diagrams, some of them are listed below.

  • Strength
    • Easy to use
    • Gives a good overview of high amount of details.
  • Weakness
    • Complex interaction between functions not possible.
    • It is not good at showing sequence of process steps or how the depend on each other.

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Hierarchy Diagram