Essays Tagged: "Business process"

The threat of internet security and its effects on electronic commerce

e been a source of entertainment and education, and not until recently have become a means of doing business. At the same time the Internet has also been a fertile ground for fraud. The absence of glo ... -commerce) can be defined as using an electronic network to simplify and speed up all stages of the business process, from design and making, to buying, selling, and delivering (Furnell and Karweni, 1 ...

(8 pages) 645 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

" The move to a process enterprise should be connected with an overarching strategic initiative" Assess this statement in light of current developments in Information Systems.

he traditional structure?There are many different theorists who have produced work on processes and Business Process Re-engineering (BPR), Davenport, Hammer and Champy to name but a few. Many of these ... he move towards a highly beneficial and competitive process enterprise often involves a term called business process re-engineering (BPR), this a term for 'rethinking and the radical redesign of the b ...

(11 pages) 332 0 2.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Real Options approach to investment decision making.

ons methodology goes beyond a simple view of valuation and more closely matches the manner in which businesses operate. Once a project begins, a manager has the choice to defer additional work, abando ... s like natural resources, energy, and pharmaceuticals, which have a higher degree of uncertainty in business-process investments. For example, in the oil-drilling industry, uncertainties include issue ...

(6 pages) 484 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Analyzing Business Process Re-engineering.

Analyzing Business Process Re-engineeringAs already mentioned in the previous paper, the project to be studied ... f the IT organization was teams of people that support specific applications in the system, and the business users of a particular application contacted the team assigned to their application for syst ... m. These templates were used and expanded and became the deliverables of the systems analysis phase.Business Process Re-engineering (BPR)This project is a good example on the use of BPR when analyzing ...

(6 pages) 389 0 2.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Organizational Behavior

ard for comparison, (2) a performance measurement that is the standard of excellence for a specific business process, and (3) a measurable, best-in-class achievement ( ... . With a definition of "a performance measurement that is the standard of excellence for a specific business process" (, what business is not going to consider using t ...

(2 pages) 91 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

World Bank Case Study

sment2.SWOT Analysis3. Stakeholders4.TO-BE1215161618-21Executive Summary:Information technology and business process alignment has always been a big issue for companies that are contemplating the impl ... nges within their organizations. Most of the IT operations performed are not well understood by the business perspective and this creates the 'gap' between business and IT goals. The business users' r ...

(11 pages) 400 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Knowledge Management at the Bertelsmann Foundation

t complements and enhances other organizational initiatives such as total quality management (TQM), business process re-engineering (BPR) and organizational learning, providing a new and urgent focus ...

(3 pages) 138 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Importance of Operation Management

In the world of business there are many essential parts to a successful operation. Some may say that marketing, prod ... operation. Some may say that marketing, production and/or sales are the most important part of any business, but after studying the process of operation management, it is found to be the backbone of ... found to be the backbone of any business process. Operation management embodies all aspects of the business process and unites them to create an efficient resourceful procedure.The first step to a su ...

(4 pages) 334 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

CRM in Microsoft

ly, we should know the definition of CRM.CRM (Customer Relationship Management) is a combination of business process and technology. And CRM is also defined as integrated sales, marketing, and service ... an-ship and that depends on coordinated enterprise-wide actions. (Katakana & Robinson, 2001) In business since 1994, CRM was started to provide software-consulting services to small or medium size ...

(6 pages) 254 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

EDS Position Paper

Electronic Data Systems Electronic Data Systems (EDS) is one of the largest business technology companies in the world. "EDS provides a broad portfolio of business and technolo ... a broad portfolio of business and technology solutions to help its clients worldwide improve their business performance. EDS'core portfolio comprises information-technology, applications and business ... is to position EDS to the media in such a way that we do not alarm their stockholders, employees or business partners. We need to have a solid communication that EDS has things under control and are p ...

(6 pages) 50 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The DEC case.

plain the information problems facing the company.As we can conclude from the description, the main business process of DEC Systems is the process of transportation of parcel from point 'A' to point ' ... rcel from point 'A' to point 'B' in 24 or less hours. There are two "streams" corresponding to this business-process, namely the stream of parcels and the stream of information concerning them.Failure ...

(8 pages) 91 0 2.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Implementing innovation

IntroductionNowadays with the technology, especially IT technology, development, the business environment is becoming more quickly changing, and the competition is becoming severer, bus ... ativity and ideas generationIntroduction of innovationTidd et al (2000) states, the innovation is a business process of turning opportunity into new ideas and of putting these into widely used practic ... titors, market directions, technology development and company culture.Number of ideas60~55 ScreeningBusiness Analysis20Development Commerialization15 Testing10 One successfulnew product50 10% 20% 50% ...

(6 pages) 720 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Huffman Trucking: Database Implementation.

o develop an enterprise-level information system solution to enable the company to meet established business goals. ASC is beginning this effort by conducting an investigation and feasibility study fo ... r building a relational database. In this study we will address the scope of the project, Huffman's business goals and assumptions. We will then present our findings concerning the projects technical, ...

(3 pages) 713 0 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

EBusiness Organizational Structure Paper

IntroductionThe impact of the Internet is transforming businesses and fundamentally changing the ways businesses operate. Many of the business practices an ... ramatically altered from moving brick and mortar toward online without space and time constraint. E-business models represent the development and implementation of business strategies to sustain long- ... the benefits of the internet to facilitate strategic advantages in areas such as customer value and business process. Understanding customer's needs, wants, and desires is always fundamental in develo ...

(3 pages) 476 1 3.7 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Leading Culture Change at Seagram

As people know Seagram, which is a diversified enterprise that succeeded in four global business segments: music, filmed entertainment, recreation, spirits and wines. Notwithstanding it ha ... and flexible and customer and consumer oriented. For the company's aims, Edgar Bronfman emphasis on business process, reduce costs and identify future growth opportunities. These processes need the ch ... lity, Increase volume, Protect profits, Reconsider pricing and enforcement models and exit non-core businesses." (1) In essence, all of plans are in order to survive this transitional period of the co ...

(2 pages) 73 1 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

E-Business Web Site Analysis Paper

The impact of the Internet continues to transform businesses and is fundamentally changing the ways businesses function and operate. The structure of ... d by being brick and mortar to online without the constraints that a physical location imposes on a business. E-business models represent the expansion of business strategies to support long-term grow ... he advantages of the internet to facilitate tactical advantages in areas such as customer value and business process. Understanding customer's needs, wants, and desires is always essential to a succes ...

(2 pages) 239 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Wal-Mart major competitive core competence is its superior logistics system

petence is a unique capability that affords some type of competitive advantage. It corresponds to a business process, and involves underlying skills, functions, systems and knowledge. To determine if ... levels with suppliers accordingly, thus avoiding any losses and in fact guaranteeing a profit.How a business achieves and sustains a competitive advantage has long been the central focus of strategic ...

(4 pages) 261 0 4.7 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Discuss the critical issues in managing team performance through team-based reward schemes

tional structures and vertical communications are become ineffective, organizations has adopted new business process based structures, in terms to improving services and responsiveness in order to re ... nsequences of this, organizations have been moved from functional and hierarchal structures towards business process based structures, where teamwork has become the key working practice (Kepa M T, Der ...

(3 pages) 141 1 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


k B1:According to Wikipedia, Outsourcing is defined as the "the process of transferring an existing business function, including the relevant physical and/or human assets, to an external provider in o ... activities previously handled in-house."(2006). It takes place when an organization transfers of a business process to a supplier (2006). Leaders of any organization must understand the company's ove ...

(4 pages) 362 0 4.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Process Identification for Riordan

is an industry leader in plastics. One of the most important fundamentals in creating a successful business is having happy, satisfied customers that keep coming back. Improvement and learning can be ... be used to collect and present data to help Riordan better themselves in the plastic manufacturing business.Process Identification Targeted for ImprovementRiordan has a common set of procedures for i ...

(11 pages) 583 1 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies