You might think “process maps” or “Standard Operating Procedures” are only necessary in large organisations. Perhaps you see them as a symptom of bureaucracy. A necessary evil. Think again! Process maps are invaluable in small businesses.
There are so many tools to integrate business systems, automate everyday tasks, choreograph workflows, and to give us 24/7 access to our work. We use them every day, and we certainly have our favourites! It is worth remembering though, that some manual tasks just cannot be automated. For example, you’ll always need to capture details from new employees. As clever as your systems are, some user intervention is required for this.
Process maps are not just for large organisations. Process mapping can be invaluable, even vital, to small businesses.
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