A powerful way of doing basic process improvement is to map out a process visually and then improve it. In other words, staple yourself (metaphorically, not physically!) to a work item and watch it flow (or not). Improve your work by stapling yourself to it Sounds simple but it can be hard to achieve in practice.
I believe a significant part of the role as a manager is to improve the processes, systems and environments the team work in.
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