The Importance Of Visual Cues Such As Positions, Shapes And Colors

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To understand the importance of visual cues such as positions, shapes and colors, the same 3 groups of audiences from the previous module: (a) the Executives, or the board of directors; (b) the senior managers or immediate managers; and (c) recruiters or interns will be utilized. The data used for this exercise is the American Time Use Survey Exploration.

Graphic 1
Graphic 2 Graphic 1 and Graphic 2 are selected to display the relationship between Caring for Children and Employment Status over the years. Both charts have their axis by Year and Caring for Children (Average), however, from an audience perspective, one chart sends the message clearer than the other. As a presenter, I would utilized Graphic 2 for the executive board members and the senior management and Graphic 1 for the general public. Both charts display clearly that the unemployed group have the highest rate for Caring for Children, the general public can see it from Graphic 1, the color yellow that stands out more than the blue and the green. The year 2006, has a much higher bar followed by the year 2008. It is without much analysis that the general public can see the obvious, that the unemployed has the highest rate for Caring the Children especially in 2006 and 2008.
Graphic 2, on the other hand, is a graphic that would be presented to the executive board and the senior management team. This graphic allows me to build a stronger story, informing the executive boards or the senior management of the…

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