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This is an example of a flowchart that was created for a changeover operation (size conversion) for a production line.
This example illustrates a cross-functional flowchart for acquiring new equipment by a company’s business unit.
This opportunity flowchart illustrates the use of an office copy machine. Regularly cleaning the glass and checking the availability of papers are examples of ideas to improve this process.
This flowchart shows the process used to process an order from the time the sales takes the order until the product is shipped from the warehouse.
This is an example of a flowchart that was created by an IT department to help in designing and documenting computer programs. Notice the use of ‘technical’ shapes other than the basic ones.
This flow diagrams illustrates the movement of a document after received until it is sent to the archive.
An example of a process chart summary, which is useful to estimate key performance metrics such as the total time to perform a process and the distance travelled.
An example that uses the process chart for processing an invoice after received by the supplier. The process begins after receiving the invoice and ends with paying the supplier.
An example that uses the process sequence chart for processing an invoice after received by the supplier. The process begins after receiving the invoice and ends with paying the supplier.
A process sequence chart that was prepared for an egg tray production line. This is an example of a material-type process sequence chart.
An example of a process sequence chart for inspecting samples in a production line, which is a man-type process sequence chart.
An example that uses the paired comparison analysis to decide how to spend a summer holidays. Here, the highest rank is the third option, that is, spending time with family.
This is an example that uses the paired comparison analysis to identify and rank the top motivators for a team.
An example that uses Force Field Analysis to decide whether to employ an internal or an external consultant.
An example that uses Force Field Analysis to decide whether to implement a content management system or not.