Standardization in all operational processes reduces output variance and inconsistencies. It also simplifies every process transition and promotes compatibility since operational baselines are already established. By creating an operational structure, business metrics can easily be identified as all work outputs become repetitive and predictable. Standardization serves as a guide to all employees regardless of field and support in their day to day task, basic duties and responsibilities.
Having a standard operating model leads to better business management as one is given real-world insights in coming up with process improvements without having to deviate from the existing core process. The existing standard operating procedure is the business road map that will serve as a guide towards knowing where the business was, where it is currently and where it is heading towards the future.
Overall, operational standardization promotes consistency in all outputs regardless of any internal and external factors. It also provides the business owners and leaders the ability to control, change and direct all outputs according to their business goals and vision.