Posouzení vztahu mezi zaváděním procesního řízení a zplošťováním organizační struktury malých a středních podniků
Evaluation of the Relationship between the Implementation of Business Process Management and the Flattening of Organizational Structures of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
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Purpose of the article: Business process management is a topical theme in the field of corporate. The introduction of business process management has a huge impact on business organization and dramatically changes ingrained principles, procedures and methods. One of the changes associated with the introduction of business process management is company´s direction to horizontal organization. The purpose of this article is to verify the assumption flattening of organizational structures as a result of the increasing rate of introduction of business process management. Methodology/methods: The issue is solved on small and medium-sized enterprises. The analyzed sample contains 187 small and medium-sized enterprises from South Bohemia. Business process management in enterprises, respectively the rate of implementation of the principles of business process management, is measured by indicator Degree of Business Process Management Principles Implementation. The flattening of the organizational structure is based on the number of managers who, because of the three levels of managers converted to points. The relationship and its intensity are analyzed using statistical methods Spearman correlation coefficient. Scientific aim: The aim of the paper is to verify the assumption of horizontal organization in connection with the implementation of business process management. Findings: For analyzed micro enterprises were able to demonstrate moderate positive correlation between the degree of business process management implementation and the number of managers. Based on the analyzed micro enterprises therefore cannot confirm the assumption of business process management, which is company approaching to the horizontal organization. Based on statistical methods were found in small and mediumsized enterprises exactly the same results as for micro enterprises. Conclusions: Statistical analysis was able to demonstrate a positive dependence with a significant relationship between the degree of business process management implementation and the number of managers. This means that with the increasing degree of business process management implementation grows the number of managers. Based on the analyzed data, with increasing degree of business process management implementation organization not come close to horizontal organization.
Keywordshorizontal organization, levels of management, manager, principles of business process management, process management
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SourceTrendy ekonomiky a managementu. 2014, VIII, č. 20, s. 37-46. ISSN 1802-8527.