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Efficiency indicators for Enterprise Modelling Methods and Enterprise Models
Jönköping University, School of Engineering, JTH. Research area Information Engineering.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

At the present time, when enterprises have tendency for constant improvements, different tools are used to analyze current state of the business and to introduce organizational changes. Enterprise Modeling is one of these tools. Enterprise modeling can be used for different purposes: to restructure or standardize business processes, to develop business strategy, to capture best practices, etc. Evidently, enterprise models creation is resource-consuming job, since it requires variety of resources, for example labor, time and others. However, resources utilization is always aimed at result achievement, which originates the question of efficiency. There is a need to evaluate efficiency in the area of EM, which starts from defining a set of indicators to be checked.

This work presents checklists of efficiency indicators for processes that EM can involve. For this purpose it identifies processes (so-called application areas of EMMs and enterprise models) that EM can involve. All of them are characterized with the help of two concepts: required resources and expected results. Formulated efficiency indicators can be used to analyze efficiency in the area of EM, particularly in application areas of EMMs and enterprise models.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 104 p.
Keyword [en]
Enterprise Modeling, Efficiency, Enterprise Modeling Method, Enterprise Model
National Category
Computer and Information Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-15649OAI: diva2:429535
Available from: 2011-08-18 Created: 2011-07-04 Last updated: 2011-08-18Bibliographically approved

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