Affinity and Tree Diagrams in Quality Function Deployment

Affinity diagrams are graphical portrayals of similar deliverables and requirements grouped together, thereby showing their similarity to or affinity for each other. Tree diagrams are like the WBS, showing a hierarchy of deliverables, but unlike the WBS, the QFD tree diagrams can include requirements, specifications, methods, and processes. Tree diagrams and affinity diagrams are another useful tool for identifying all the relationships that need to be represented on the QFD matrices and for identifying any invalid relationships that might have been placed on the QFD matrix.

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