Perspectives on Business Modelling: Understanding and Changing Organisations / Edition 1

Perspectives on Business Modelling: Understanding and Changing Organisations / Edition 1

by Anders G. Nilsson
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540652493

ISBN-13: 9783540652496

Pub. Date: 03/21/1999

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

One of the key issues presented here is bridging the communication gap between business leaders and IT experts in companies and public services. This is facilitated by combining different models for the development of corporate strategies, business processes and information support. The leading idea behind this book is to present different perspectives on business…  See more details below

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One of the key issues presented here is bridging the communication gap between business leaders and IT experts in companies and public services. This is facilitated by combining different models for the development of corporate strategies, business processes and information support. The leading idea behind this book is to present different perspectives on business modelling, based on established theories and practical experiences. It thus offers advanced knowledge and relevant information on the key issues in business modelling for today's organisations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540652496
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
03/21/1999
Edition description:
1999
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

1Perspectives on Business Modelling: Understanding and Changing Organisations1
Pt. IDevelopment on Different Levels
2Process Ownership in a Rapid Growth Situation: The Ericsson Radio Case13
3A Monopoly Facing Competition: Sweden Post's Exploration of Processes and Descriptions35
4Process Management in Public Administration: The Social Insurance Office Case67
5Business Modelling in a Historical Perspective: Experiences from Statistics Sweden93
6Business Process Development and Information Technology in Small and Medium-sized Companies117
Pt. IIExploration of Different Points of View
7Facilitating Understanding and Change: The Role of Business Models in Development Work133
8Lessons Learned from Applying Business Modelling: Exploring Opportunities and Avoiding Pitfalls151
9Business Process Models Revised: Challenging the Physical Metaphor165
10Principal-Agent and Transaction Cost Theories in Business Modelling181
11Business and Systems Development: Opportunities for an Integrated Way-of-Working197
Pt. IIIDescription of Different Aspects
12The Business Developer's Toolbox: Chains and Alliances between Established Methods217
13Improving the Quality of Requirements Specifications by Enterprise Modelling243
14On Why to Model What and How: Concepts and Architecture for Change269
15Business Modeller's Checklist: "Dos" and "Don'ts" in Hands-on Practice305
Index325
Business Modelling Research Consortium333
About the Authors335

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