Business Process Reengineering Case Study
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In this assignment, you will identify and apply BPR principles toproblems within an organization that is familiar to you. This mayrequire you to do further research into the sources of the problems youidentify, and potential solutions that have been posed for them. You mayalso wish to research online case studies of BPR applications as aguide toward identifying the kind of analysis you need to provide.
Prepare a 5- to 7-page paper in accordance with the following Assignment Expectations, on the topic:
Lessons that could be learned by applying BPR principles to my organization
Start by summarizing the core principles of business processreengineering, as you understand them from your reading and otherresearch. Then identify one or more key process problems that arecurrently being faced by an organization. Choose an organization you areeither a member of, or some other organization whose operations you aresignificantly familiar with. This need not be a manufacturingorganization; the same principles apply to service organizations,nonprofits, and even government agencies. If you cannot find a couple ofkey process problems, then you are not looking very hard. Brieflydescribe these problems and their effects on the organization, as wellas their place within the organizational structure and hierarchy. Then,drawing on your statement of principles, identify how you think BPRmight be usefully applied to the problems you describe, and what youexpect some of the results might be. Finally, identify what you see asthe major barriers or sources of resistance to attempting a BPR-typesolution to your problems. Finish with a summary paragraph in which youassess the overall utility of BPR, in light of the case that you havejust described.
Length: The written component of this assignmentshould be 7 pages long (double-spaced) without counting the cover pageand reference page.
Organization: Subheadings should be used to organize your paper according to the questions.
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As you complete your assignment, make sure you do the following:
Answer the assignment questions directly.
Stay focused on the precise assignment questions. Do not go off ontangents or devote a lot of space to summarizing general backgroundmaterials.
Use evidence from your readings to justify your conclusions.
Cite at least five credible resources.
Reference your sources of information with both a bibliography and in-text citations. See the Student Guide to Writing a High-Quality Academic Paper,including pages 11-14 on in-text citations. Another resource is theWriting Style Guide, which is found under My Resources in the TLCPortal.
Your assignment will be graded using the following criteria:
Assignment-driven Criteria: Student demonstrates mastery covering all key elements of the assignment.
Critical Thinking/Application to Professional Practice:Student demonstrates mastery conceptualizing the problem, and analyzinginformation. Conclusions are logically presented and applied toprofessional practice in an exceptional manner.
Business Writing and Quality of References: Studentdemonstrates mastery and proficiency in written communication and useof appropriate and relevant literature at the doctoral level.
Citing Sources: Student demonstrates mastery applying APA formatting standards to both in text citations and the reference list.