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Business Process Mapping: Improving Customer Satisfaction

Business Process Mapping: Improving Customer Satisfaction
Author: J. Mike Jacka - Paulette J. Keller
ISBN 13: 9780470444580
ISBN 10: 470444584
Edition: 2
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2009-07-07
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 322
List Price: $70.00

Whether you are looking for a way to createefficiencies, analyze the work that is being done, or provide better customer service or innovation, you are ultimately looking for a tool to better understand processes. A full and complete introduction toorganizational processes, growth, and businesstransformation, Business Process Mapping: Improving Customer Satisfaction, Second Edition is that tool.

Now providing more detailed work and examples related to customer mapping and enterpriserisk management (ERM), the Second Editionfocuses particularly on how objectives, risks, andkey performance indicators are fundamental tounderstanding and analyzing processes. Its case studies and a wide range of new tools, including RACI matrices, "spaghetti" maps, and the use of control flowcharts, enhance and enrich the basic work done to get you successfully mapping using a more robust approach to process analysis.

Starting with a concept that is the cornerstone of moviemaking-storyboarding-the Second Editionwalks you through the steps used in processmapping, including:

  • Working with the client to ensure that everyone has a full understanding of the processes involved

  • Learning the underlying concepts behind the process such as objectives, risks, and key controls

  • Building the actual maps that are the cornerstone of this approach

  • Using various approaches to help determine how to make the process better

This practical book discusses the complete cycle of business process mapping and links business objectives, risks, and measures of success to the processes being mapped. In addition, the Second Edition now includes questionnaires, process analysisworksheets, hierarchy/owner maps, and specific techniques to be used in developing effectiveprocess maps.

Ultimately, process mapping is a dynamic analytical technique meant to make your business run better. Drawing on their unique experience and expertise in the area of business process mapping, authors Mike Jacka and Paulette Keller reveal their simple yet powerful approach to process mapping as aneffective analysis tool-whether you are workingwithin the department, within the company, orexternally. Its holistic approach transforms flowcharting into a powerful, customer-focused tool for business improvement.