Main Characteristics of a Process-Oriented Organization

According to (Hammer, 2007; Harmon, 2007; Hinterhuber, 1995; Melan, 1989; Reijers, 2006), an organization which has adopted the process-view exhibits the following characteristics: First, a prerequisite for managing an organization based on its processes is to know which business processes are performed within the organization and how they are related to each other. Hence, a …

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Process Performance Measurement in Outpatient Clinics

This article is a brief summary of the paper “An ERP-Based Process Performance Measurement Approach in an Outpatient Clinic” by Kohlbacher M., Gautsch A., Zenz H. and Leodolter W., published in Academy of Health Care Management Journal, Vol.4, No.2, 2008. Process orientation does not only work for process industry, but can be applied to service …

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