Value Stream Mapping for the Lean Office
Value Stream Mapping for the lean office is a tool that uses a flow diagram to document in great detail every step of a manufacturing process. This graphical representation of a process is a powerful tool that helps in the diagnosis of process efficiency and allows companies to develop improved processes. Many lean practitioners use Value Stream Mapping as a fundamental tool to identify waste, cut process cycle times, and implement process improvement. Many organizations use value stream mapping as a key portion of their lean efforts.
Pic.1 Diagram Value Stream Mapping (VSM).
This sample VSM flowchart shows the value stream in a manufacturing, production control and shipping processes.
To use the lean tools in your office practice at first map the value stream of your administrative processes workflow to analyze and eliminate waste.
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This sample was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the Flowcharts solution from the Diagrams area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
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