Organization Modeling: Innovative Architectures for the 21st Century

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The revolutionary guide to architecting your entire organization!

  • Modeling your entire organization for maximum effectiveness
  • Architecture-in-the-large and architecture-in-the-small
  • Harnessing tacit knowledge and learning
  • Practical guidelines for implementing your models

Now, go beyond modeling your software and your processes: model your entire organization for maximum competitive advantage. Organization Modeling: Innovative Architectures for the 21st Century introduces the revolutionary discipline of object-oriented organization modeling, combining today's most sophisticated approaches to IT modeling with the latest advances in organization and management frameworks. Discover powerful new tools for modeling-and transforming-your organization's environment, goals, processes, information and knowledge resources, structure, technology, even culture. Coverage includes:

  • Why it's dangerous to think of today's IT models as "business models"
  • How to create and align small-scale "organization molecules" into effective enterprise-wide architectures
  • Envisioning organizational patterns
  • Integrating data, knowledge, and information

Whether you're an executive, IT planner, analyst, software professional, or student of management, if you want to improve your organization's effectiveness, you finally have a disciplined, systematic framework for doing so: Organization Modeling.

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About the author (1999)

JOSEPH MORABITO holds a Ph.D. in Information Management and has done extensive research and publishing in enterprise architectures, business process design, and information modeling. He consults to a wide variety of organizations. He is a contributing author of Information Modeling (Prentice Hall PTR, 199).

IRA SACK holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics and Computer Science and has published several papers on information modeling, organization theory, and the business foundations of e-commerce.

ANILKUMAR BHATE consults in the areas of technology and product development, engineering design, and quality assurance. He has published numerous papers on information modeling and culture.

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