Re-engineering the Enterprise

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Springer Science & Business Media, Oct 31, 1995 - Business & Economics - 337 pages
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Business process re-engineering tools offer techniques to model the enterprise and identify opportunities to make change. This book examines the approaches, tools and techniques which support redesign of the enterprise to achieve world class performance.
  

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Contents

Planning centres new conception for reengineering activities in nonproducing areas
1
Reengineering through fractal structures
10
Software benchmark design and use
20
Requirements Methods and Research Issues for Modeling the Product Realization Process
30
Application of Information Technology in the Redesign and Implementation of Business Processes
42
Reengineering the Sales Department
53
Reengineering Inter Company Processes Through Partnership Networks
63
How Benchmarking Supports Reengineering
72
A Manufacturing Business Process Reengineering Method Design and Redesign of a Production Control Model
187
Bottleneckoriented Logistic Analysis as a Basis for Business Reengineering
199
Measuring and reengineering logistics chains in the construction industry
209
Logistics performance measurement an application to pulp and paper industry
219
A Comprehensive Methodology for Factory Modelling
228
BPR IN THE PRODUCTION SYSTEM METHODOLOGY AND RESULTS
238
An introduction to a process engineering approach and a case study illustration of its utility
248
Design of activities in shop floor management A holistic approach to organisation at operational business levels in BPR projects
261

THE LOGIC OF ENTERPRISE MODELLING
83
General Concepts of a Manufacturing System Engineering Workbench as a Tool for the Reengineering of Manufacturing Systems
99
The application of generic process models in Business Process Reengineering
110
Library Based Modeling of Process Chains
121
High Level Process Modelling A Key Feature of Any BPR Project
131
Investmentbased Analysis of ITenabled Business Process Reengineering
141
Simultaneous Change
155
Business Process Reengineering for Small and Medium Sized Manufacturing Enterprises
164
Self assessment A tool for business process reengineering
175
The Use of the GRAI Method in Reengineering
273
GRAI Approach A Methodology for ReEngineering the Manufacturing Enterprise
284
Process monitoring for continuous improvement
294
Process assessment and simulation games Methods and software supported tools in Business Process Reengineering
302
Integrated Resource and Order Monitoring
312
A System Solution to Concurrent Process Planning and Workshop Control
322
INDEX OF CONTRIBUTORS
333
KEYWORD INDEX
335
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David O???Sullivan is a senior academic in applied innovation at the Department of Industrial Engineering, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland. He is also director of research where he and his team study the application of computer technology to the management of innovation in organizations. David works closely with multinational and small to medium sized enterprises on various aspects of learning and research into innovation management. David is married to Bernadette and they have two children Eoin and Kitty. Details of his work can be found at his web site: www.owl.ie.

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