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Improve EFFICIENCY of Business Process to Gain More Time

The objectives of business process improvement are to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and adaptability of a company’s business processes. You know effectiveness relates to delivering what your customer or client cares about, but what about efficiency? How can you save … Continue reading

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Oh Wow, Change! Can’t Wait!

Today it seems as if everyone wants to improve business processes, right? Who doesn’t want to make their company’s business processes more effective and efficient? You want to deliver what customers want. You want to do so in the most … Continue reading

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Eliminate your Non-value Added Work

Step 6 of the 10 steps to business process improvement involves applying a series of improvement techniques to a company’s existing business processes. One of the techniques, value added, requires you to examine the steps included in a business process … Continue reading

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Is There a Role for Reorganizations in Business Process Improvement?

Everyone has seen reorganizations happen and you most likely have experienced one yourself. How does it feel? Your answer probably depends on how well you fared. One aspect of BPM (business process management) is taking a process or enterprise-wide view … Continue reading

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Is There a Quick Fix to Business Process Improvement?

When a process does not work, you may hope it will get better on its own or the problem will simply go away. Can you put out the fire and move on to the next problem? I wish I could … Continue reading

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How to Kill a Business Process Improvement Effort

Ever think about how to kill a business process improvement effort? It is really very easy – simply blame the employees involved. When a department stops performing at the desired level, ask what has changed. Have customer needs increased, do … Continue reading

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Involving Other Departments in Business Process Improvement

If you work in a single department like human resource, finance, or operations you may feel restricted in a business process improvement effort to areas where your department has responsibility. You may feel this way because you have tunnel vision … Continue reading

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