Towards a Non-workflow Theory of Business Processes

  • Ilia Bider
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 132)


The keynote overviews the efforts of a group of researchers and practitioners to build and test a theory of business processes (BP) that could be of use for building non-workflow based business processes support (BPS) systems. The background for these efforts lies in two scientific disciplines outside the domain of Business Process Management, namely: Systems Thinking and Mathematical System Theory.


Business Process System Thinking Business Process Model Respondent System Social Software 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ilia Bider
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  1. 1.DSVStockholm University/IbisSoftStockholmSweden

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