Survey on Process Management: Structure follows Process

In the process approach, it is the process which comes to the fore, and not the existing organizational structure (Becker et al., 2004).This article discusses the concept of structure follows process which was investigated by the process management survey. Survey details (research design, sample, etc.) can be found here. A process-oriented organization has adapted its …

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Survey on Process Management: Process-Oriented HR-Systems

Human resources systems have to support the process approach (Hammer, 2007). Process-oriented HR-systems incorporate job descriptions based on business process design and incentive systems that emphasize the process’ needs. This article discusses empirical insights on process-oriented HR-systems using the results of the process management survey. Survey details (research design, sample, etc.) can be found here. …

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The Impact of Process Ownership and Process Performance Measurement on Firm Performance

This article summarizes the study “Process Ownership, Process Performance Measurement and Firm Performance” by Kohlbacher M. and Gruenwald S., to be published in the International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 60, Issue 7, 2011. Process performance measurement and the process owner role are two key components of business process orientation. The article investigates …

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Survey on Process Management: BPM Office

How many firms do have a so-called BPM office in place which coordinates and integrates process projects? This article discusses this question which was investigated by the process management survey. Survey details (research design, sample, etc.) can be found here. A business process management office, often also referred to as process office (Fischermanns, 2006) or …

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Survey on Process Management: People and Expertise

In a process-oriented firm, people who execute the processes need to have appropriate skills and knowledge. Furthermore, knowledge of certain process improvement, process redesign and change management techniques have to be present. This article discusses the results related to people and expertise of the process management survey. Survey details (research design, sample, etc.) can be …

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Survey on Process Management: Business Process Management Software

A business process management software is a software tool that facilitates activities such as modeling, analysis and enactment of business processes (Reijers, 2006). This article discusses the results related to business process management software of the process management survey. Survey details (research design, sample, etc.) can be found here. Most of the surveyed firms state …

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Corporate Culture in Line with Business Process Orientation and its Impact on Organizational Performance

This article summarizes the study “Kohlbacher M., Gruenwald S. und Kreuzer E.: Corporate Culture in Line with Business Process Orientation and its Impact on Organizational Performance”. The paper was presented at the 6th International Workshop on Business Process Design at the Business Process Management Conference 2010, which took place at Stevens Institute of Technology (New …

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3rd International Workshop on BPMN

The Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) standard has seen a huge uptake in both, industry and academic research. Its promise of being one language for Business and IT has made it very popular with business analysts, tool vendors, practitioners, and end users. After two successful workshops in Vienna, Austria and Potsdam, Germany, this third …

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The Components of Business Process Management

This article summarizes the study “Process orientation: Conceptualization and Measurement” by Kohlbacher M. and Gruenwald S., to be published in the Business Process Management Journal in 2011, Volume 17, Issue 2. The paper empirically explores the “building blocks” (“components”) of business process management. The article first considers the following definitions of business process management: The …

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ECIS 2011: The 19th European Conference on Information Systems

The 19th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS2011) will take place from June 9-11, 2011 in Helsinki, Finland. The conference will be held in the premises of Aalto University School of Economics. The Business Process Management track of the conference will focus topics such as Success factors and measures of BPM BPM adoption models BPM …

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