There are a number of things that you should consider when designing your editorial report. Primarily these should include: Who is your audience? How will you present your report (e.g., written report, slideshow presentation, in-person editorial board meeting)? What are your key indicators and what is the best way to represent your data?
Decision trees provide an instant visual summary of the outcomes of your peer review process, offering details that may otherwise get buried when data is presented in a tabular form. For this month’s Chart of the Month post, we will be discussing a decision tree chart for initial decisions. Learn how to get the most out of this extremely useful chart!