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Replacing engine oil - Opportunity flowchart

"Business process improvement (BPI) is a systematic approach to help an organization optimize its underlying processes to achieve more efficient results. ...
An organization is only as good as its processes. To be able to make the necessary changes in an organization, one needs to understand the key processes of the company. Rummler and Brache suggested a model for running a Process Improvement and Management project (PI&M), containing the following steps:
1. Identify the process to be improved (based on a critical business issue): The identification of key processes can be a formal or informal exercise. The management team might select processes by applying a set of criteria derived from strategic and tactical priorities, or process selection is based on obvious performance gaps. It is important is to select the process(es) which have the greatest impact on a competitive advantage or customer requirement.
2. Develop the objective(s) for the project based on the requirements of the process: The focus might be on quality improvement, productivity, cost, customer service or cycle time. The goal is however always the same; to get the key process under control.
3. Select the members of the cross-functional team: A horizontal (cross-functional) analysis is carried out by a team composed of representatives of all functions involved in the process. While a consultant or in-house staff person can do the job, the quality of the analysis and the commitment to change is far greater with a cross-functional team.
4. Document the current process by creating a flowchart or "organization map": Describe the process regarding the Organizational level, the Process level and the Job/Performer level according to Rummler. Develop a cross-functional process map for the process.
5. Identify "disconnects" in the process: “Disconnections” are everything that inhibit the efficiency and effectiveness of the process. The identification should be categorized into the three levels: The Organizational level, the Process level and the Job/Performer level.
6. Recommend changes (organizational, in the process or in its execution): Categorize and prioritize the main problems and possibilities, evaluate alternative solutions. Develop a cross-functional process map for the recommended process.
7. Establish process and sub-process measures: The process measures should reflect the objectives of the project.
8. Implement the improvements." [Business process improvement. Wikipedia]
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The vector stencils library "Workflow diagrams" contains 54 symbol icons of workflow diagrams.
The workflow diagrams represent information flow, automation of business processes, business process re-engineering, accounting, management, and human resources tasks in industry, business, and manufacturing.
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Accounting
Accounting, accounting,
Accounts Payable
Accounts Payable, accounts payable,
Accounts Receivable
Accounts Receivable, accounts receivable,
Bank
Bank, bank,
Board of Directors
Board of Directors, board of directors,
Copy Center
Copy Center, copy center,
Customer Service
Customer Service, customer service,
Distribution
Distribution, distribution,
Finance
Finance, finance,
Information Systems
Information Systems, information systems,
International Division
International Division, international division,
International Marketing
International Marketing, international marketing,
International Sales
International Sales, international sales,
Inventory
Inventory, inventory,
Legal Department
Legal Department, legal department,
Mailroom 2
Mailroom 2, mailroom,
Mailroom 1
Mailroom 1, mailroom,
Management
Management, management,
Manufacturing
Manufacturing, manufacturing,
Marketing
Marketing, marketing,
Motor Pool
Motor Pool, motor pool, car,
Packaging
Packaging, packaging,
Payroll
Payroll, payroll,
Person 1
Person 1, person,
Person 2
Person 2, person,
Personnel/ Staff
Personnel/ Staff, personnel, staff,
Publications
Publications, publications,
Purchasing
Purchasing, purchasing,
Quality Assurance
Quality Assurance, quality assurance,
Exchange
Exchange, exchange,
Reception
Reception, reception,
Research and Development
Research and Development, research and development,
Sale contract
Sale contract, sales, sale, contract,
Shipping
Shipping, shipping,
Suppliers
Suppliers, suppliers,
Telecommunications
Telecommunications, telecommunications,
Treasurer
Treasurer, treasurer,
Warehouse
Warehouse, warehouse,
Lorry
Lorry, lorry, delivery,
Quality
Quality, quality,
Production
Production, production,
Box
Box, box,
Boxes
Boxes, box,
Open box
Open box, box, open,
Payment
Payment, payment,
Receiving
Receiving, receiving,
Sales
Sales, sales,
Phone
Phone, phone,
Operator 1
Operator 1, operator,
Online booking
Online booking, online booking,
Operator 2
Operator 2, operator,
Server
Server, server,
Car
Car, car,
Mini truck
Mini truck, truck,

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