Total number of purchase orders placed per finance shared services center employee responsible for creating/distributing purchase orders

A shared services center combines common or repetitive processes from multiple business units into one central location. This measure calculates the total number of purchase orders placed per finance shared services center employee charged with creating/distributing purchase orders. It is part of a set of Staff Productivity measures that help companies assess the efficiency of their staff related to the process "create/distribute purchase orders."

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Measure Category:
Staff Productivity
Measure ID:
105551
Total Sample Size:
341 All Companies
Performers:
25th Median 75th
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Key Performance Indicator:
No

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Compute this Measure

Units for this measure are Purchase Orders.

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Number of purchase orders placed / Number of FTEs who perform the process "order materials/services" who create/distribute purchase orders

Key Terms

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Staff Productivity is a measure of the efficiency of individuals performing specific processes. Measures in staff productivity generally relate the transaction volume or outcome of the process with the effort in terms of full time equivalent employees to perform the process.

Full-time Employee

For the purpose of this survey, a regular full-time employee is hired for an indefinite period of time and is normally scheduled to work forty hours per week. Appointment is continuous, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Part-time Employee

For the purpose of this survey, a regular part-time employee is hired for an indefinite period of time and is scheduled to work less than forty hours per week.

Temporary Employee

A temporary employee is employed for a finite period of time, to fulfill a time-limited role, or to fill the role of a permanent employee who is absent from work. The length of time an employee can work for the organization and be considered a temporary employee may be governed by employment legislation.

Measure Scope

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Cross Industry (7.3.1)