Value Stream Mapping for the Lean Office


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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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Use Product:

  • Quality Management Software
  • Process Diagram Software
  • Business Diagramming Tool
  • Business Graphics Tool
  • Technical Diagramming Tool
  • For Mac® & Windows®
  • ConceptDraw PRO native Mac app
  • Easier to use than Microsoft Visio® and more powerful
  • With free support and thousands of templates

Use Solution:

  • Analyze the current process
  • Acilitate future state maps
  • Make it easier to engage the extended team
  • Clearer presentation of the current state

Required Solutions:

  • Organizational management
  • Supplier quality management
  • Fact-based decision making.
  • Receive continuous feedback
  • Creates value for the customer
  • Provides best quality product
  • The possibility of preventing defects
  • Customer focus
  • Continual improvement
  • Structure problems
  • Quality Structure
  • Problem to be solved
 
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