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Understanding business processes

John Hindle (John Hindle is Director of ATP ‐ Achievement Through People, based in Birstwith, Harrogate, UK)

Health Manpower Management

ISSN: 0955-2065

Article publication date: 1 October 1997

Abstract

Presents a background to process understanding which offers potential benefits to the NHS. Considers the various business processes found in health care organizations, noting that the management of cross‐functional processes is an area in which improvements can be made. Outlines the kind of problems which can result from mismanagement of such processes and the potential benefits of process improvement.

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Citation

Hindle, J. (1997), "Understanding business processes", Health Manpower Management, Vol. 23 No. 5, pp. 181-183. https://doi.org/10.1108/09552069710175472

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MCB UP Ltd

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