50 top books on Process Management

Louis Deryfus
3 min readFeb 15, 2023
Business Process Management

Here is my list of the top 50 books on Process Management :

50 top books on Business Process Management

  1. Processes and Systems for Real-Time Decision-Making by John Bessant
  2. Advanced Process Control: Enhancing Process Performance by Kenneth S. Stephens
  3. Lean Six Sigma for Service: How to Use Lean Speed and Six Sigma Quality to Improve Services and Transactions by Michael L. George
  4. Project Management for Dummies by Stanley E. Portny
  5. The Process Improvement Handbook: A Blueprint for Managing Change and Increasing Organizational Performance by Lance A. Bettencourt
  6. The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook: A Quick Reference Guide to 100 Tools for Improving Quality and Speed by Michael L. George
  7. Quality Process Design: Mastering the Art and Science of Process Design by Peter W.T. Pityn
  8. Total Quality Management: Text, Cases & Readings by Crowne
  9. Process Mapping and Analysis: An Essential Tool for Achieving Breakthrough Improvement by Michael J. O’Donnell
  10. Business Process Reengineering: Breakpoint Strategies for Market Dominance by Peter F. Drucker
  11. Strategic Process Improvement: Unlocking the Mystery for Business Success by Joseph E. McGrath
  12. Business Process Improvement Toolbox: Practical Techniques and Templates for Improved Performance by Robert W. McDermott
  13. Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design by Tom DeMarco
  14. Process Mining: Discovering Process Models from Event Logs by Wil van der Aalst
  15. The Lean Toolbox for Service Systems: From Process Analysis to Improvements by Jerry D. Smith
  16. Quality Management for Organizational Excellence: Introduction to Total Quality by David L. Goetsch
  17. Lean Principles for Profitability and Improved Processes by Nihal Ogilvie
  18. Process Mapping: How to Reengineer Your Business Processes by Mark von Rosing
  19. Lean Solutions: How Companies and Customers Can Create Value and Wealth Together by James P. Womack
  20. Managing Business Process Flows: Principles of Operations Management by Ravi Anupindi
  21. Mastering Project Portfolio Management: A Systems Approach to Achieving Strategic Objectives by Adedeji Badiru
  22. Operations Management for MBAs by Jack R. Meredith
  23. Business Process Change: A Manager’s Guide to Improving, Redesigning, and Automating Processes by Paul Harmon
  24. Total Productive Maintenance: Strategies and Implementation Guide by Terry Wireman
  25. The Complete Guide to Process Mapping: How to Increase Efficiency and Eliminate Waste in Your Organization by William Garner
  26. Understanding Business Process Management: Technology, Engineering, and Innovation by Jan vom Brocke
  27. Agile Software Process Improvement by Francis Bernstein
  28. Lean Six Sigma: Combining Six Sigma Quality with Lean Production
  29. Quality Beyond Six Sigma: Advanced Tools and Methods for Continuous Improvement by Charles Nurus
  30. Designing effective Business Processes: Principles, Procedures, and Techniques by John J. Suarez
  31. Delivering Business Process Management: A Step-by-Step Guide to Enterprise Process Excellence by Steven A. Holyer
  32. The Handbook of Organization Development: A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice by Richard Beckhard
  33. Quality and Productivity Improvement Through Knowledge Management by Robin Purohit
  34. Lean Six Sigma Logistics: Strategies for Shippers and Carriers by R. Craig Murasko
  35. Operational Excellence: Using Basic Lean Six Sigma Tools by Marcus Nowicki
  36. Process Modelling: A Practical Guide to Understanding Business Processes by D. W. Rainey
  37. The Basics of Process Improvement: Everything You Need to Know about Six Sigma and Lean by Dale K. Gordon
  38. Six Sigma for IT Management by David Andrews
  39. Lean Service Operations: Achieving Performance Goals by Constance M. Korol
  40. Quality Problem-Solving Strategies: Defining, Analyzing and Improving Processes by Robert L. Grabski
  41. Achieving Quality and Sustainable Performance Improvement Using Process-Based Management by Amit Singh
  42. The Definitive Guide to Business Process Management by Harold Brainard
  43. Managing Process Improvement Projects: The Core Competencies by Tony Ellies
  44. Process Excellence: Achieving World-Class Performance Using Six Sigma, Lean, and the Theory of Constraints by Peter Ward
  45. The Lean Manufacturing Toolbox: A Guide to Improving Performance and Compliance by James Kay
  46. Lean Manufacturing Simplified: A Plain Language Guide to the World’s Most Powerful Production System by Pascal Dennis
  47. Dynamic Process Improvement: Building World-Class Organizations by Kenneth C. Groner
  48. Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement: Principles and Practices by Alan A. Porter
  49. Business Process Engineering: Advancing the State of the Art by Mark von Rosing
  50. Practical Process Improvement: A Guide for Managers by Ibrahim A. Dadi