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What makes a good business process

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What makes a good business process

1. Good business processes are documented

Yes, the hard point right at the beginning. Because what is not documented is not a business process.

What the reality often looks like:

For most, documentation is a real horror that they prefer to avoid. So it is not surprising that:

No matter how, one gives away tremendous potential!

Characteristics of business processes

This gives you the following advantages & benefits:

✅ Documented processes ensure the ability of employees and managers to act.

✅ Knowledge is secured; even if employees are absent in the short or long term, the information is transparent and available

✅ Processes are repeatable and scalable for secure healthy growth

✅ A clear common language ensures that everyone has the same understanding; departments among themselves, departments & IT, management & personnel

✅ Clarity about the processes in the company creates the basis for control as well as for informed and profitable decisions

2. Good business processes are standardized

Creating order is one thing. Doing it sustainably is the other.

What the reality often looks like:

Many roads lead to Rome. Employees are similarly resourceful when it comes to accomplishing their tasks. In many companies, this leads to the fact that

The number of templates, tools, or Excel spreadsheets used becomes unmanageable. There is always chaos somewhere. Either way, you are giving away tremendous potential!

Characteristics of business processes:

This results in the following advantages & benefits:

✅ Effective and efficient work.

✅ Order and overview in all areas

✅ Clear requirements for the competencies of those involved.

3. Good business processes are optimized

You can always do better. Guaranteed.

What the reality often looks like:

Either way, you are giving away tremendous potential!

Characteristics of business processes:

This results in the following advantages & benefits: ✅ Effective and efficient work

✅ Costs & times are reduced, thus increasing profitability / profit

✅ The quality of the work and the work results increases and thus the satisfaction of customers and employees

✅ Modern work fit for the future

✅ Stability for the company and thus flexibility in the face of changes and new challenges