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  Raj Mohan, Management Consultant, India
 

Is BPR Applicablle to SMEs? YES

Very much so. In many occasions they need a breakthrough improvement to escape from critical problems.

  Mathijs van der Linden, Student (University), Netherlands
 

Is BPR Applicable to SMEs? Yes

According to Chung & Powell (2005), it is beneficial for SME to apply BPR. Although BPR is mostly done by SMEs who have a strong position.
I would recommend reading: 'Process Re-engineering Success in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises' by Chang & Powell.

  asif, Analyst, Pakistan
 

WHEN BPR is Applicable to SMEs:

When you are facing following problems in your organization then you can consider a BPR exercise (both in small and large organizations)
- Cross-functional, cross-departmental, cross-hierarchical problems
- Too many non-value-adding steps (e.g. check, monitor, control, authorize, reconcile, transfer),
- Complex procedures with many exceptions & special cases
- To fight increasing competition, to get products/services to market faster
- Rework, iteration & duplication of work
- Miscommunications occur frequently and important information was not passed to the relevant parties to follow up.
- It takes a long time to know the progress of the work when the customers ask.
- Don't know for sure the cost and profitability of works done.
- Not sure of who is responsible for what task.

  PK Lim CMC, PMC, Management Consultant, Singapore
 

Can BPR Be Used in Small and Middle Size Companies as Well?

I used BPR in both large corporation and a manufac (...)

  murali, Manager, India
 

Is BPR Useful for Small and Medium Organizations?

Yes, it is, but it makes sense to do a before tak (...)

  Steve Met, United Kingdom
 

Is BPR Applicable to SMEs? YES

Think about the increased value that you can add t (...)

  YAW ANTWI-ADJEI, ICT Consultant, Ghana
 

BPR is a Possible for ALL Organizations

BPR is all about process improvement. Thus as long (...)

 
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