The Need for BPR and Its History

  • Sanjay Mohapatra
Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)


Business process reengineering (BPR) is a very relevant term in today’s world. It is widely used in organizations to inflict radical changes to the entire organization, the existing functional hierarchies, and the fragmented staff roles.


Business Process Process Improvement Process Total Quality Management Business Process Management Ford Motor Company 
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  1. Reengineering work: don’t automate, obliterate, by Michael Hammer, Harvard Business Review, July–August 1990Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjay Mohapatra
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  1. 1.Xavier Institute of ManagementBhubaneswarIndia

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