Sometimes process mapping is not enough. Sometimes you should take a general-level perspective on your key process, looking at them from a more holistic viewpoint. In this video, Steven introduces a four-step model to remodel and reengineer your business processes as needed.
- Process maps are terrific,…providing a great vehicle to better understand our processes…and to sort through the details…in search of opportunities for improvement.…But sometimes it helps to take…a more holistic view of the process.…You can look at standardizing key processes…across the organization for example,…allowing consistency of quality and output.…You can look at technology…to improve overall company performance,…like implementing new software for major activities.…Focusing on energy consumption,…or seeking suggestions from shop floor employees…are also excellent holistic approaches…to process improvement.…
But sometimes you should go beyond that.…Sometimes you should consider redesigning…or restructuring or remodeling the process itself.…This is where Business Process Re-Engineering comes in.…Business Process Re-Engineering asks you to rethink…the way you are doing your work…to help you better serve your customers needs.…I read an article several years ago…from the organization BP Trends…which outlined a very nice four step model…
Lean concepts have been successfully applied to every aspect of doing business. In this course, learn the principles of lean and how they are used in processes, production, and services. Instructor Steven Brown also explains how lean thinking impacts the organization, from the overall business culture to day-to-day work activities.
- Cite the focus of a lean strategy.
- Explain what a “rule of complexity” is.
- Name the three key measures of inventory.
- List the 5S tools.
- Define a lean transportation system.
- Describe the characteristics of a lean purchasing organization.
- Identify the characteristics of a lean company.
Skill Level Beginner
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1. Lean Defined
2. Lean Processes
3. Lean Manufacturing
4. Lean Services
5. Lean Thinking
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