Conducting the Needs Assessment #11: Causal Analysis Techniques
Duval County Extension Agent Anita McKinney teaches a "Smart Money" course at the Jacksonville City Rescue Mission in Jacksonville, Florida. UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones
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Keywords

causal analysis
cause and consequence analysis
fishbone diagram
Conducting the Needs Assessment series
community needs

How to Cite

Harder, Amy. 2020. “Conducting the Needs Assessment #11: Causal Analysis Techniques”. EDIS 2020 (2). https://journals.flvc.org/edis/article/view/116013.

Abstract

This new 3-page publication in the <i>Conducting the Needs Assessment</i> series provides Extension educators and other service providers with an introduction to two techniques that can easily be used when seeking information about relationships between causes and needs: fishboning and cause and consequence analysis. Written by Amy Harder and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication.<br/><a href="https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc352">https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc352</a>

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References

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