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business process re-engineering

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bureaucracy

bureaucracy  

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[De]A type of organization marked by a clear hierarchy of authority, the existence of written rules of procedure, and staffed by full‐time, salaried officials. Often held to be one of the ...
concurrent engineering

concurrent engineering  

An approach to the design and introduction of new products that aims to shorten lead times and reduce costs by running development stages in parallel. In traditional systems, each stage in ...
management services

management services  

The department of an organization that is concerned with systematic attempts to improve its productivity and quality of output through such methods as industrial engineering, work studies, systems ...
outsourcing

outsourcing  

The buying in of components, sub-assemblies, finished products, and services from outside suppliers rather than by supplying them internally. A firm may decide to buy in rather than supply internally ...
preautomation analysis

preautomation analysis  

An analysis that should precede the replacement of a manual system by automation. Research suggests that large-scale investments in automation frequently fail to provide the expected benefits, ...
work study

work study  

A systematic examination of human work processes, designed to identify the ways in which the efficiency and effectiveness of these processes can be improved. It usually consists of a method study to ...

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