Types of Business Processes - Classifications

Business Process Modeling and Simulation
Knowledge Center

 

Next Topic

Business Process Modeling and Simulation > Best Practices > Types of Business Processes - Classifications

Types of Business Processes - Classifications
Marten van der Zee, Student (University), Netherlands, Premium Member
Henk Kleijn and Fred Rorink in their book 'Change Management' distinguish between 5 different kinds of business processes in any company (organization):
1. Primary processes: these are the main processes in a business, typically being Porterís inbound logistics, operations (incl. production), outbound logistics, marketing and sales, services. According to some also R&D and purchasing could be viewed as primary activities / processes.
2. Secondary or supporting processes: these processes support the work of the primary processes. Examples: financial management & control, HR, administration and facility management.
3. Systems, or steering systems: these are the processes which help the primary processes (typical on a... Read more? Sign up for free
 

 
5 Kinds of Biz Processes
Jim Burke, Manager, United States, Member
 

 
5 Categories of Business Processes
K.V.MOHANAN, Turnaround Manager, India, Member
 

 
Innovation and Logistic Processes
Doug Gilbert, Professor, United States, Member
 

 
The Anatomy and Physics of Processes
Michael Wood, Business Consultant, United States, Member
 

 
Most Critical Business Processes
Leodegardo M. Pruna, Professor, Philippines, Member
 

 
Understanding Business Processes Well
Marco Coronado, Manager, Mexico, Member
 

 
Communication Processes are Key
Fernando Valdez, Consultant, Panama, Member
 

 
Value Stream Business Processes
Ben Schlussel, Career Consultant, United States, Member
 

 
Business Process Types like Wooden Barrels
Claudio Priolo, Director, United States, Member
 

   

   

 
Understanding Different Kinds of Business Processes
Abdullahi Mohammad Hari, HR Consultant, Nigeria, Member
 

 
Strategy Process is Missing...
eugenio bastianon, Professor, Italy, Member
 

 
The Link between Business Processes and Management Functions
Lawrence Chinkhunda, Student (MBA), Malawi, Member
 

 
Isn't the Decision Process Most Important?
Miguel Sacramento, Business Consultant, Brazil, Member
 

 
All Business Processes are Important!
Dayson Castilhos, Consultant, Brazil, Member
 

 
3 + 4 + 5 = Management Processes
Jackeline Molina, Consultant, Dominican Republic, Member
 

 
Creating Process Interactions
ashraf serry, Financial Consultant, Egypt, Member
 

 
An Alternative Category Scheme
Jerry Talley, Business Consultant, United States, Member
 

 
6th Business Process Type
Miguel Sacramento, Business Consultant, Brazil, Member
 

 
Communication and Decision-making
Leodegardo M. Pruna, Professor, Philippines, Member
 

 
Does This Categorisation Work for All Organisations?
Andy Lake, Management Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
 

 
New Classification of Business Processes is Very Interesting
Alice Quevedo O., Consultant, Mexico, Member
 

 
Are the Classifications Mutually Exclusive?
Suman Rao, Turnaround Manager, India, Member
 

 
Is R&D a Primary or Secondary Process?
Sohail Ejaz, Consultant, Pakistan, Member
 

 
Add 6. Environment Monitoring Including Competitive Intelligence
LESAFFRE Serge, Consultant, France, Member
 

 
Process Integration
Akin Akinreti, Management Consultant, Canada, Member
 

 
Internal and External Business Process Types
Le My, Student (University), Viet Nam, Member
 

 
Type versus Location of Processes
Jerry Talley, Business Consultant, United States, Member
 

 
Process Classification Framework (PCF)
shahmohammadi, Business Consultant, Iran, Member
 

 
Business Process Relevance Depends per Organization
Mick Breare, Business Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
 

 
Alternative Business Processes Classification
Alex, Accountant, China, Member
 

 
Agree on PCF
Suman Rao, Turnaround Manager, India, Member
 

 
3 Categories of Business Processes
Fernando Valdez, Consultant, Panama, Member
 

 
Position of Financial Processes
Osman Abdel-Rahman, CEO, Ghana, Member
 

 
Internal and Expernal Business Processes
Ajanaku Adewunmi, Consultant, Nigeria, Member
 

 
eTOM
Alba Lucia Duque Salazar, Project Manager, Colombia, Member
 

 
Business Processes Differ per Industry
Leodegardo M. Pruna, Professor, Philippines, Member
 

 
Summary
Kurt Ludikovsky, Consultant, Austria, Member
 

 
Business Process Classification
venkataramanan, Professor, India, Member
 

   

 
Think End-to-end And..
Matthias Bittrich, Business Consultant, Germany, Member
 

 
... But also Left and Right
Kurt Ludikovsky, Consultant, Austria, Member
 

 
Voice of Customer is Fundamental
Matthias Bittrich, Business Consultant, Germany, Member
 

 
Processes are Essential, But Uniformity is a Risk
Kurt Ludikovsky, Consultant, Austria, Member
 

     

Read all responses and join this discussion yourself.
Support your career and personal development with 12manage, the management platform.

    Log in


Special Interest Group Leader
Rakesh Gudur
Strategy Consultant

Business Process Modeling and Simulation
Summary
Forum
Best Practices


Business Process Modeling and Simulation
Knowledge Center

 

Next Topic



About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
© 2019 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V15.2 - Last updated: 15-11-2019. All names ô of their owners.