In deriving the BPR Project S-A framework, researchers surveyed methodologies practiced by leading reengineering consulting firms, such as Gemini Consulting, Ernst & Young, ISS, DMR Group, Andersen Consulting, Nolan & Norton Inc., CSC / Index, McKinsey Co., D. Appleton Co., and Price Waterhouse. These consulting houses make use of proprietary BPR methods embodying their own philosophical assumptions. It was found that consultants tailor their methods to fit clients’ unique needs.
It was also determined that many of the tools and technology vendors provide BPR services based on proprietary methodologies.
Following a step-by-step inductive procedure a 6 stage, 21-activity, composite S-A Framework for BPR, as shown below, was derived. Each stage in this framework was subdivided into major activities.
A typical BPR Project consists of the following six stages
Source: MIS Quarterly, Internet