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    Process Improvement for Modifying Systems

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    Modifying a system or process to enhance productivity or for competitive advantage is referred to as process improvement. Instituting a program that continually searches for ways to improve processes is referred to as continuous improvement.

    Once a company decides that continuous improvement is indeed key to competitive advantage, it must create and then manage a continuous improvement plan.

    ***THE NEXT QUESTION that needs to be asked is "whether the company is able to articulate a continuous improvement plan for its operations".

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    DETERMINING WHETHER THE COMPANY IS ABLE TO ARTICULATE A CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT PLAN FOR ITS OPERATIONS

    On the first part of this paper is a discussion of the measures to ensure that improvement in operations activities are carried out as planned. This is the so-called operations control. The second part will be focused on indicators or manifestations that the company was successful in articulating a continuous improvement plan for its operations.
    Operations Control
    According to Certo (2000), the major components of operations control are as follows:
    1. Inventory control
    Inventories are of two types: goods in-process and finished goods. Goods-in-process are still in the production line and require additional process/processes before they are turned into final product. Finished goods are already completed ...

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    The expert examines process improvement for modifying systems.

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