As organizations are broken up into functional areas such as accounting, human resources, engineering, sales and marketing, procurements, manufacturing, inventory, and shipping and receiving, each has tasks that will need to be performed, but who will determine how these tasks are done?
This is the first area in which a problem can arise—the issue of who developed the steps detailing how to accomplish tasks in the department. Depending on the size of the organization and the complexity of the tasks, managers need to have some background on how the processes were developed for their depart...
- 3. Fix the Processes
- from The Operations Manager’s Toolbox: Using the Best Project Management Techniques to Improve Processes and Maximize Efficiency
- Publisher: Pearson Business
- Released: December 2012
Defining a new process or improving an existing one offers a ripe opportunity for boosting efficiency. Discover best practices for developing processes that will work smoothly for your team.
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