DOC650 Technology and Business Process Improvement
Module 4 Case
COMMON ORGANIZATIONAL BUSINESS PROCESSES AND ERP SYSTEMS
This Case Assignment focuses on understanding of common organizational business. The discussion is one from a literature perspective, not from any given organization.
Paste these instructions on the cover page of your case paper, using a small font.
After reviewing the required reading for this module (and if you have time the optional reading), write a 5-page paper addressing the following questions/topics:
For each of the following:
The Finance Process
The Procurement Process
The Fulfillment Process
The Inventory and Warehouse Management Process (IWM)
The Manufacturing Process
What are they for/what is their purpose, how do they start, what activities or subcomponents are there?
Writing about ¾ of a page to cover the areas per process is sufficient.
Which Organizational Elements (i.e., Divisions such as Operations, Finance, Logistics etc.) are involved in each of the above? You may make a table to describe this (i.e., Processes on the top row and organizational elements on the left column with X’s in the squares. This would be accompanied by a short description.
How do Enterprise Resource Planning Systems specific to each of the above processes make them more effective and efficient?