Subject-Oriented Business Process Management

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S-BPM Method by Comparison

  • Albert FleischmannAffiliated with
  • , Werner SchmidtAffiliated with
  • , Christian StaryAffiliated with
  • , Stefan ObermeierAffiliated with
  • , Egon BörgerAffiliated with


This book provides comprehensive insights into the subject-oriented methodology. In addition to deriving and justifying the concept, we have developed a subject-oriented process model for dealing with models. To complete the picture with respect to BPM, we examine the extent to which other methods also comprise subject-oriented elements. The focus on subjects while reflecting standard sentence semantics of natural language can be spotted in the canon of existing approaches for modeling business processes in various places. The following overview of essential diagrammatic or formal modeling methods for business processes shows the different links of existing approaches to the modeling categories subject, predicate, and object. The respective approaches are comparatively described.