TITLE

Making business processes LEAN

AUTHOR(S)
Hall, Jeff
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Management Services;Winter2006, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article encourages the adoption of a lean approach to business process improvement. Lean is about building world class processes that deliver best quality, lowest cost and shortest cycle time through the elimination of waste. With lean being applied to business process, central functions as a personnel, information technology, planning and budgetary control could be assimilated into two departments or become one central source. By adopting lean, businesses could have a single process team who would be responsible for anything involving the end-to-end ordering-fulfilling-invoicing process thereby reducing waste in the process.
ACCESSION #
24187856

 

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