Phase 2: Process Concept Evolution


Throughout the first phase of the historical development of processes, we elaborated on some of the key figures who are widely regarded as pioneers—both in academia as well as in business—and laid the foundation for the upcoming—as well as today’s—process studies and the use of them in organizations across the world. The second phase of the historical evolution of process flows incorporates a far more extensive use of human involvement, however, and tells the story of human interaction around processes, process flows, tasks, and activities, as well as the necessary application and consumption of resources that are associated with carrying out each of these tasks and activities.

Gantt Diagram

Seen as a whole, a Gantt diagram is a useful tool to get a general idea of the process work and to be able to control it, but it does have its short-comings that you need to take into consideration.

The TPS House.

The TPS House.


The four overriding sections of TPS is divided into Problem Solving, People & Partners, Process and Philosophy.