Mapping Work Processes, Second Edition

Bjørn Andersen , Tom Fagerhaug , Bjørnar Henriksen , and Lars E. Onsøyen

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 112 Pages    2008
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This peerless best-seller is a hands-on, step-by-step workbook of instructions on how to create flowcharts and document work processes. No other book even comes close in teaching practitioners these crucial techniques.

The most noticeable change in this second edition is the inclusion of several new types of process maps. While the basic, straightforward flowchart is still extensively used, it has been supplemented by a number of other types, all of which serve different purposes. The authors have therefore expanded the variety of charts taught.

All the mapping techniques have also been updated, the mapping exercise itself is put into a larger context, and organizational examples from many different industries are used throughout to help readers understand real-life applications of the material presented.

Also new is an example case study carried throughout the entire book to illustrate the construction and use of the different types of process maps.

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    • ISBN: 978-0-87389-687-0
    • Item Number: H1170
    • Dimensions: 8.5 x 11
    • For details on using this product as a textbook for your course or class, contact us
  • About the Author(s)
    Tom Fagerhaug is an associate professor at the Department of Production and Quality Engineering at NTNU. He is also a scientific advisor for the Performance and Project Management department at SINTEF Technology and Society. His has published books and a large number of papers and reports about performance and quality management. Fagerhaug received his master’s degree from the Norwegian Institute of Technology and his PhD from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Bjørn Andersen is a professor in the Department of Production and Quality Engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He also holds a position as research director for the Productivity and Project Management department at SINTEF Technology and Society, one of Europe’s largest independent research organizations with an annual turnover of about $320 million. He has published a multitude of books, papers, and reports about performance and quality management. Andersen holds master’s and doctorate degrees from the Norwegian Institute of Technology, with a year of the doctorate undertaken at Rochester Institute of Technology.

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