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UGA MIST 2090 - Business Processes

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Lecture 9Outline of Last Lecture - Project managementOutline of Current Lecture - Functional organization- The Silo Effect- Issues with functional systems- Consequences of poor conduction- Business processeso Key business processo Example of business processCurrent Lecture- Functional organizationo Many existing companies are set up as different functional units. o Different functions, or departments, in an organization are responsible for different things. o In a functional structure, each unit has its own information system that optimizesits work.  Ex: Purchasing has a purchasing system. The warehouse has a warehouse system. Sales has a sales system. Each system is optimized for that function.- The silo effecto Silo effect: workers complete their tasks in their functional silos without regard tothe consequences for the components of the processo The silo nature of the functional organizational structure and the cross- functional nature of processes are at oddso There is a need for communication and collab. b/w functions- Issues with functional systemso The problem with functional systems is that these systems are isolated, or stove-piped, from each othero Different functions and their systems don’t talk to each otherresults in delays- Consequences of poor coordinationo DelaysThese notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute. MIST 2090 1st Edition Increased lead times Increased cycle timeso Excess inventory “just in case”o lack of visibility across the process status: where is my order? How is the process doing?- Business processeso Sequence of tasks or activities that take a set of inputs and convert them into desired outputso Key business processes include:  Procurement Production Fulfillmento Business process example Buys skateboards partso What are some steps in buying processo Who performs steps Make skateboardso What are some steps in the making processo Who performs Sell skateboardso What are steps in selling processo Who


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