Engineering is concerned with the economical use of limited resources for the benefit of mankind. Business engineering is a systems approach to the analysis, design, development, construction and implementation of holistic business systems (people, processes and resources). Business engineering adds economic value to organisations through productivity improvement, market expansion or new market creation activities. Key focus areas of business engineering are people, business processes, change and knowledge.
Presentation of 12 slides delivered by Prof Antonie van Rensburg at the South African Institute for Industrial Engineering's 14th National Conference, 21st September 1999.