Business Process Timing
You often hear two types of time related to business processes: process time and cycle time.
Process time is the time required to complete a single activity in a process. For example, in the morning routine process covered in Chapter 4, this means how long it takes for activity 1, getting dressed, to be completed.
- Chapter 5: Steps 4–5: Estimate Time and Cost and Verify the Process Map: Introducing the Process and Cycle Time and ...
- from The Power of Business Process Improvement
- Publisher: AMACOM
- Released: February 2010
Every business process take a certain amount of time to complete. Processes that take longer than necessary reduce an organization’s efficiency and thus increase costs. Therefore it’s important to analyze process time to determine where there may be opportunities to create a more productive process and reduce costs. In this selection, learn how to analyze your process’s timing.
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