Handbook of Research on Complex Dynamic Process Management: Techniques for Adaptability in Turbulent Environments: Techniques for Adaptability in Turbulent Environments

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Wang, Minhong
IGI Global, Jul 31, 2009 - Education - 692 pages
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Business processes are becoming increasingly complex and dynamic as they seek to cope with a wide range of internal and external interactions and changes.

The Handbook of Research on Complex Dynamic Process Management: Techniques for Adaptability in Turbulent Environments investigates the nature and history of dynamic processes essential to understanding the need for flexibility and adaptability as well as the requirements to improve solutions. This innovative collection covers the development of various strategies, architectures, and techniques for achieving adaptive processes in environments.

 

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Contents

Challenges and Solutionsfor Complex BusinessProcess Management
1
Enterprise Specific BPMLanguages and Tools
23
Organizational Change IT andBusiness Process Redesign
57
Evaluating Adequacyof Business ProcessModeling Approaches
79
Dynamic and ContextAwareProcess Adaptation
104
Flexibility for DistributedWorkflows
137
Bayesian Agent Adaptation inComplex Dynamic Systems
172
FlowBased AdaptiveInformation Integration
209
Tending and Trekkingtowards Composite OrientedArchitecture COA
386
Semantic Business ProcessMining of SAP Transactions
416
A Domain Specific Strategy forComplex Dynamic Processes
430
Lightweight Workflow
456
Testing Complex and DynamicBusiness Processes
470
Identifying Batch ProcessingFeatures in Workflows
486
Developing Efficient Processesand Process Managementin New Business Creationin the ICTSector
510
Operational ProcessManagement in the FinancialServices Industry
529

Adaptive ExceptionManagement in UncertainEnvironments
232
MultipleStep Backtrackingof Exception Handlingin Autonomous BusinessProcess Management
251
Adaptive Developmentand Management ofBusiness Collaborations
272
Towards DynamicCollaborations in VirtualOrganisation Alliances
297
InterWorkflow Patternsin Logistic Processes
322
Engineering of ExperienceBased Trust for ECommerce
342
Addressing the Complexities ofGlobal Process Harmonization
368
Knowledge Flow Networks andCommunities of Practice InBusiness Process Management
551
Designing ComplexOrganizations Computationally
573
Compilation of References
599
About the Contributors
641
Index
654
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Minhong Wang is an assistant professor of information and technology studies at the Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong. She received her PhD in information systems from City University of Hong Kong in 2005. Her current research interests include business process management, workflow systems, knowledge management, information systems, and e-learning. She has published papers in Information & Management, Expert Systems with Applications, Knowledge-based Systems, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Journal of Educational Technology and Society, International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies, International Journal of Internet & Enterprise Management, International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction, and presented papers at international conferences, including CAiSE, BPM, HICSS, AMCIS, ICEIS, PRICAI, CEC/EEE, ICELW among others. She is Editor-in-Chief of Knowledge Management & E-Learning: an International Journal (KM&EL), and The Handbook of Research on Complex Dynamic Process Management: Techniques for Adaptability in Turbulent Environments. She is the guest editor of International Journal of Internet & Enterprise Management. She also serves on the editorial board for a number of international journals.

Zhaohao Sun received a PhD in information technology from Bond University, Australia. Currently, he is a senior lecturer in information systems at Graduate School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences, University of Ballarat, Australia, after working as a full professor of computer science and technology and the Head of the School of Computer Science and Technology at Hebei Normal University, China for two years (2007-2009). He previously held academic positions at Hebei University, China; RWTH Aachen, TU Cottbus, Germany; Bond University and the University of Wollongong, Australia. He has two books and more than 80 research publications of national and/or international journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. His monograph (co-authored with Prof Gavin Finnie) : Intelligent Techniques in E-Commerce was published by Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany in 2004. He has lectured more than 20 different subjects for computing undergraduate and postgraduate students in China and Australia. His current research interests include algorithm analysis and design, e-commerce and e-business, intelligent techniques in e-commerce and e-services, case-based/experience-based reasoning, multiagent systems, web intelligence and web engineering, intelligent computing, knowledge/experience management. He is a member of the AIS and the IEEE. [Editor]

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