Business Process Change Plan Evaluation

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GB560 Designing, Improving and Implementing Processes
Session # 1105D
Unit 6 Assignment

Alicia Fields
Kaplan University
August 30, 2011

The importance of understanding Business Process Change
Business processes comprise a set of sequential sub-processes or tasks, with alternative paths depending on certain conditions as applicable, performed to achieve a given objective or produce given outputs. Each process has one or more needed inputs. The inputs and outputs may be received from, or sent to other business processes, other organizational units, or internal or external stakeholders. Business processes are designed to be operated by one or more business functional units, and emphasize
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The possible effects on staff members could include outsourcing, training requirements and staff development opportunities, or even equity impact and any negative impact on staff and/or directly or indirectly affect a particular group. In regards to relevant financial information, one might want to consider general relevant financial information and provide a cost benefit analysis if the change is financially driven. Also include details regarding how the proposed change will ensure the financial viability of that particular division.
Conduct a self-evaluation and describe your own performance and approach to the class throughout the semester.
In performing a self-evaluation, I would describe my own performance as minimal, yet, contributory. I use these terms because my discussion involvement usually took place toward the end of the unit, but I always participate in a manner which, I believe, brought out a unique perspective and triggered an advanced thought process. I enjoyed the fact that each assignment was a building block from the previous week, but I will admit that the assignment portion was very intimidating from the beginning. The structure of the course really made you view yourself as an expert at process change. You had to put yourself in that role in order to not only understand the
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