ISCOM 472 WEEK 3 Process Improvement Opportunities

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ISCOM 472 WEEK 3 Process Improvement Opportunities

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ISCOM 472 WEEK 3 Process Improvement Opportunities

ISCOM 472 WEEK 3 Process Improvement Opportunities

Create an As-Is Process Flowchart for a process that requires improvement of your selected organization.

Explain the benefits of accurately documenting the As-Is process.

Research your organization that needs improvement and your benchmark organization.

Write a 700-word paper in which you identify and explain the process improvement opportunities and change management process and map the current AS-IS process.

Address each of the following in your paper:

  • Explain why process flowcharts to map the As-Is process is important to problem solving.
  • Use the matrix example given below to identify and benchmark process improvement categories:
    • Identify and explain the following terms:
      • Reduced lead-time/cycle-time
      • Improved quality
      • Elimination of waste
      • Reduced total cost process improvements.
    • Use the process above to benchmark these four categories against Toyota Production Systems (TPS) lean enterprise best practices.
  • Describe challenges the selected organization may face in implementing the areas for improvement.
  • Explain the importance of the current As-Is Process.
  • Identify potential consequences of incorrectly completing the As-Is flowchart
  •  Map at least two of the Matrix As-Is process improvement categories for your selected organization.
  • Use flowcharting process map boxes (spaghetti and/or swim lane) and at least two decision trees/blocks in the charting.
  • Include your As-Is Flowchart as an exhibit or figure in your paper.
Process Improvement Categories

Definitions (Identify and Explain)

Toyota (Best Practice) Description

Reduced Lead-Time / Cycle-Time
Improved Quality
Elimination of Waste
Reduced Total Cost

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

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ISCOM 472 WEEK 3 Process Improvement Opportunities

ISCOM 472 WEEK 3 Process Improvement Opportunities