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Types of Business Processes - Classifications
Marten van der Zee, Analyst, 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 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 . 3. Systems, or steering systems: these are the processes which help the primary processes (typical on a corporate level). Examples: planning & control, logistics. 4. Decision processes: these processes interact with and guide the primary processes. 5. Communication and information processes: these are also integrated in the other processes. The accuracy of the choices and decisions made by managers (...) Read more? Sign up for free
 

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