Lean Business Processes
Jeff Hall in Management Services, Winter2006, Vol. 50 Issue 4, encourages the adoption of a lean approach to business process improvement.
is about building world class processes that deliver best quality, lowest cost and shortest cycle time through the elimination of waste.
Similar to BPR
, with "Lean" being applied to business process, businesses could have a single process team who would be responsible for anything involving the end-to-end ordering-fulfilling-invoicing process thereby reducing waste in the process.