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Business Process Re-engineering (BPR)


Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) encourages a full scale recreation of an organisation’s process. This is achieved by radically improving performance in customer service, operational costs and overall competitiveness rather than just focusing on localised improvements within functions which may not yield as dramatic a result.

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