The BPM practitioners who wrote the questions for the Certified Business Process Management Professional examination, as also indicated on the Coverage Map, used a number of textbooks and the items below as information sources.
- Burlton, Roger; Business Process Management: Profiting From Process; SAMS, 2001.
- Davenport, John; Process Innovation: Reengineering Work Through Information Technology; Harvard Business School Press; 1992.
- Franz and Kirchner; Value-Driven Business Process Management; McGraw-Hill; 2012.
- George, Rowlands, Price, and Maxey; The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook; McGraw-Hill; 2005.
- Harmon, Paul; Business Process Change: A Manager's Guide to Improving, Redesigning, and Automating Processes; Morgan Kaufmann Publishers; 2003.
- Harmon, Paul; Business Process Change, 2nd Edition; Morgan Kaufmann Publishers; 2007.
- Jeston and Nelis; Business Process Management: Practical Guidelines to Successful Implementations; Routledge, 2011.
- Keyte and Locher; The Complete Lean Enterprise: Value Stream Mapping; Productivity Press; 2004.
- Madison, Dan; Process Mapping, Process Improvement, and Process Management; PatonPress; 2005.
- Pyzdek and Keller; The Six Sigma Handbook, Third Edition; McGraw-Hill; 2009.
- Rummler and Brache; Improving Performance: How to Manage the White Space in the Organization Chart; Jossey-Bass; 1995.
- Sharp and McDermott; Workflow Modeling: Tools for Process Improvement and Application Development 2nd Edition; Artech House, 2009.
- Silver, Bruce; BPMN Method & Style, 2nd Edition; Cody-Cassidy Press; 2011.
- Smith and Fingar; Business Process Management: The Third Wave; Meghan-Kiffer Press; 2003.
- Spanyi, Andrew; Business Process Management is a Team Sport – Play It to Win!; Anclote Press, 2003.
- Spanyi, Andrew; More for Less: The Power of Process Management; Meghan-Kiffer Press, 2005.
- Fingar, Peter; Systems Thinking: The "Core" Core Competency for BPM, BPTrends, September 2005
- Rosemann, Michael; Potential Pitfalls of Process Modeling - Part A, Business Process Management Journal, Vol. 12 No. 2, 2006, pp. 249-254 (fees may apply)
- Rosemann, Michael; Potential Pitfalls of Process Modeling - Part B, Business Process Management Journal, Vol. 12 No. 3, 2006, pp. 377-384 (fees may apply)
- Silver, Bruce; Three Levels of Process Modeling with BPMN, BPMS Watch, April 2008.
- Madison, Daniel J.; Becoming A Process-Focused Organization, BPM Institute, 2007.
- Verner, Laury; The Challenge of Process Discovery, BPTrends, May 2004.
BPM practitioners should be aware of these frameworks.
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