Bridges over Troubled Waters: Process Fitness In this Article, Grzegorz Gruchman considers various options available to organizations that have begun an enterprise wide modeling initiative. To provide a context for his discussion, he explores some current schools of thought prevalent in business schools and among theorists on the topic of BPM. His conclusions on the […]
Bridges over Troubled Waters In this Article, Grzegorz Gruchman analyzes organizational theory in an effort to determine its usefulness and applicability to BPM. He identifies two major camps into which organizational theories fall—Organizations as Rational Systems and Organizations as Natural Systems. Read his insights into how these two seemingly conflicting views of organizations can be […]
The Process-based View of a Company, Part 3 In the final installment of the series, Grzegorz Gruchman continues his discussion of why industry leaders are able to maintain a competitive advantage. In this Article, he focuses the discussion on examining the causal reasons behind successful strategy execution.
The Process-based View of a Company, Part 2 In this Article, Grzegorz Gruchman continues his analysis of what comprises competitive advantage—why one company has it and another does not. In this Article, he concludes that the Process-based View (PBV) combines the best of both worlds–the Activity-based view (ABV) and the Resource-based View (RBV). The PBV […]
The Processed Based View of a Company – Principles and Applications Why does one company consistently have a competitive advantage over its competition? In this Article, Grzegorz Gruchman attempts to deconstruct the subject and offer an answer to that question by analyzing the current literature and research on the basic elements that comprise “competitive advantage.”