Date: October 12, 2016 Posted in: Commentary Comments: 0
Business bottlenecks are points where workflow backs up because one stage of the process is slower than the stage that preceded it. Some bottlenecks are short-term, such as those caused by an employee’s absence. Others are long-term. Those require reengineering of business processes to eliminate bottlenecks. Apple has identified bottlenecks in its retail stores during holiday sales season and has implemented solutions to unblock them. Six Sigma offers some tools to identify and unblock business bottlenecks.
“”Process improvement is an important part of any business. Regular reviews can benefit a company in many facets.””