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Title Business process management of Japanese and Korean companies / editors, Gunyung Lee [and others]
Published New Jersey : World Scientific, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 169 pages) : illustrations
Series Monden Institute of Management : Japanese management and international studies, 1793-2874 ; v. 5
Monden Institute of Management and Accounting (Series) ; v. 5
Contents The conceptual framework of business process management -- Organic coupling between BPM and management information -- The business process network strategy of SMEs -- Global process management -- Business process innovations in Panasonic Corporation: a case study -- BPM practices in a Japanese company: a case study of Canon Co. Ltd. -- BPM practices in a Korean company: a case study of LG Electronics C. Ltd. -- Business process management: a case of Korea Telecommunication Co. (KT) -- Current status of process management in Japanese and Korean companies -- Comparisons between Japanese and Korean companies from the viewpoint of Balanced Scorecard
Summary Today's business environment is characterized by hypercompetition and the development of the Internet. Fierce competition between suppliers and the availability of abundant information have caused a shift in bargaining power from producers/suppliers to buyers and consumers. Consequently, Business Process Management (BPM) - i.e. management tool to optimize and control operations flows by viewing the transactions within and outside corporations as processes, with the focus on speedily meeting customers' needs - has emerged as a popular management framework. However, recent research on BPM has put too much emphasis on information sharing and the visualization of business processes using IT innovations. This book argues that BPM must be linked with existing management tools. Based on survey results of Japanese and Korean companies' BPM practices, the book demonstrates how to build BPM as a holistic management model by addressing the importance of BPM views, the effectiveness of its approach, and the latest research trends
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Business planning -- Japan.
Business planning -- Korea.
Reengineering (Management) -- Japan.
Reengineering (Management) -- Korea.
Workflow -- Japan -- Management.
Workflow -- Korea -- Management.
Form Electronic book
Author Lee, Gunyung.
LC no. 2010278755
ISBN 9789812838612 (electronic bk.)
9812838619 (electronic bk.)