OPS 571/Operations Management
University of Phoenix
May 23, 2011
Process Flowchart Design
Life is a process itself with a lot of simusteanslly is full of tasks. Some tasks might take more than others. Simple tasks like: Getting up, getting a shower, getting dress, etc. In order to review and analyze one of my daily tasks I will use the flow chart diagrams. The steps of my daily routine of getting ready for work will be drawn out in a flow chart diagram that will be easy to understand. “The act of mapping a process out in flow chart format helps you clarify your understanding of the process, and helps you think about where the process can be improved” (Mind Tools, n.d.)”.
The following factors could affect on how much time I will spend on this daily routine in the morning:
1. Did I prepare the lunch the night before?
2. Did I prepare the kids bag the night before?
3. Did I choose my outfit the night before?
The following steps will be the steps I do every morning in order to get ready for work: 1. Alarm goes off
2. Hit the off button
3. Take a shower
4. Brush teeth
5. Get dress
6. Is my outfit ready from the night before or do I have to think what to wear? Shoes, which ones will match my outfit? 7. Pick up accessories if I didn’t pick them the night before. 8. Hair – did I flat iron my hair the night before and needs a touch up or I am wearing it curly? 9. Make breakfast
10. Lunch – Did I prepare it the night before or do I have to spend time doing that in the morning? 11. Kids bag – Is it ready or needs to be put together? 12. Place lunch, kids bag and purse on the car and move it close to the building. 13. Change the baby’s diaper.
14. Get the kids ready (pull shoes, pants and sweaters).
15. Put the kids in the car and drop them off
16. Off to work
Several factors can affect my daily routine of getting ready...
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