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A critical analysis of global BPM demand

Mathiesen, Paul, Bandara, Wasana, Marjanovic, Olivera , & Delavari, Houra (2010) A critical analysis of global BPM demand. In 5th International Conference on Qualitative Research in IT & IT in Qualitative Research (QualIT2010), 29-30 November 2010, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Business Process Management is accepted globally as an organisational approach that can be used to enhance productivity and drive cost efficiencies. Whilst there are numerous research articles that discuss this management approach, none clearly articulate the preferred BPM capabilities sought across geographic regions. This study aims to address this through a structured content analysis of leading on-line recruitment websites, supported by essential BPM capabilities - identified through leading academic BPM capability frameworks. Whilst the skills of process modelling, documentation and improvement were commonly sought, Enterprise level factors such as strategic alignment and process governance were less frequently mentioned. In addition, there are geographical differences in the BPM skill set requirements with an emphasis on process governance and organisational culture in European countries. This analysis can be used by prospective and current BPM professionals to understand organisational requirements globally, and academics to structure BPM education to suit these differing geographic demands.

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ID Code: 42344
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Business Process Management, Capabilities, Nvivo
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Please consult the authors.
Deposited On: 04 Jul 2011 11:18
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2011 02:14

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