Factors Affecting the Implementation of Business Process Reengineering: Taking into Account the Moderating Role of Organizational Culture (Case Study: Iran Air)

Alireza Omidi, Behnaz Khoshtinat
2016 Procedia Economics and Finance  
Business process reengineering (BPR) has been proposed as an effective managerial tool to deal with technological changes as well as the marketing changes in today's competitive markets, which minimizes activities costing across the processes or the entire organization by analyzing and redesigning workflow and processes inside and outside the organization. Unfortunately, the advantages of business process reengineering and how to implement and monitor it have not been known in the Iranian
more » ... es and even taking into account the strategic and important role of this industry in the country's economy, no basic and effective research has been conducted on the use of this process in such companies. The main objective of this study is to investigate the effect of technical factors, human factors as well as the moderating effect of organizational culture on implementing business process reengineering in Iran Air. Research method of this study is applied in terms of its objective and it is descriptive-survey in terms of its method. The statistical population of the study included senior managers, middle managers, operational managers and supervisors and their total number was 312. The results of the analysis of statistical data show that human factors and technical factors affect the implementation of business process reengineering in Iran Air. Organizational culture also moderates the effect of human factors on the implementation of business process reengineering in Iran Air.
doi:10.1016/s2212-5671(16)30058-2 fatcat:6tvwnavp5rcrblkduhwnfvdhka