Past research examining Business Process Management (BPM) mainly focussed on either process alignment, business process orientation (BPO) or process improvement initiative (PII) constructs. However, based on the definition of BPM by Zairi (1997) and Lee and Dale (1998), BPM comprises all the elements of process alignment, BPO and PII. Hence, the purpose of this paper is to present a total view of measuring BPM through combining BPO and PIIs.
Quantitative research technique was applied for this study. The study was carried out in Malaysia. Close-ended survey instrument was administered to a large number of organisations.
The findings revealed that the elements of BPM cover both process management as well as process improvements.
The findings from this study is important for practitioners to regard continuous improvement as a component of BPM practice.
Nadarajah, D. and Syed A. Kadir, S. (2016), "Measuring Business Process Management using business process orientation and process improvement initiatives", Business Process Management Journal, Vol. 22 No. 6, pp. 1069-1078. https://doi.org/10.1108/BPMJ-01-2014-0001Download as .RIS
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