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2/21/2016 Collection – MBA675­T303 Operations & Logistics in the (... ; 1/34 Collection Users can Collect posts into a printable, sortable format. Collections are a good way to organize posts for quick reading. A Collection must be created to tag posts. More Help Thread: Neubauer ­ Ques #9 Post: Neubauer ­ Ques #9 Author: Posted Date: December 10, 2015 10:35 AM Status: Published 9. What is process reengineering?Provide an example of it.Whydo companies undertake this activity? Search the internet to find aconsulting firm that provides process reengineering support.Provide the web site address and briefly describe it.According to Business Dictionary.com, process reengineering is “Thoroughrethinking of all business processes, job definitions, management systems,organizational structure, work flow, and underlying assumptions and beliefs”(Business Dictionary, 2015).An example of process reengineering would be taking a company’s IT­systemsand software and replacing them with a different type of equipment. If FedExwas constantly losing packages due to software errors, they might want to revisittheir software and its business rules. If those items are causing large enoughproblems, it would be proper to rewrite the rules, and replace the software withprocesses that eliminate those problems.Companies undertake process reengineering, because they need to get to theroot cause of the problems they’re experiencing. Instead of just tweaking thestatus quo, reengineering allows leadership to look at brand new ways to dobusiness. It also allows them to take a deeper look at processes and identifyoutdated, flawed or improper things that no longer provide value to thecompany. Replacing these processes should lead to more efficient operations(Wienclaw, 2015).Panorama Consulting Solutions(;consulting.com/services/business­process­reengineering/) uses the Six SigmaDMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) approach to providecustomers with the best operational efficiencies and return on their
2015). References Business Dictionary.com. (2015). Business Process Reengineering (BPR) . Retrieved December 10, 2015 from ; reengineering­BPR.html.

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