Types of benchmarking, Operation Management

Briefly discuss benchmarking as process improvement tool. Explain six types of benchmarking and give four reasons why some businesses have failed to derive maximum benefit from it.

a)  What is business process reengineering? Why it is required? Who needs it and does not?

b)  Which approach succeeds in BPR launch, top-down or bottom up?

c)  Re-engineering call for a change in performance measure of organization. Table below indicate list of traditional performance measure of business. Briefly discuss list of traditional performance measures versus requirement of business process re-engineering;


Traditional performance measure

Business Process Re-engineering









Task Productivity


Delivery Promise


Market Segment


Human Resource


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