How to Get Started

  • Ian C. Gregory
  • Simon B. Rawling


One of the most troublesome aspects of time-compressing a business process is where exactly to begin. Within any business there never appears to be a static period which permits a clear and directed assault on initiating diagnostics. In this chapter we will show how to use the tool of Time-Based Process Mapping (TBPM)1 as a means of getting a project moving in the right direction.


Supply Chain Business Process Core Process Safety Stock Time Compression 
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  • Simon B. Rawling

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