Towards Developing a Model-Based Decision Support Method for Enterprise Restructuring

  • Eduard Babkin
  • Alexey Sergeev
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 146)


In modern world enterprises need to be agile in their operation and structure to react to changes quickly. One of the open questions here is how to develop the enterprise, or, to be more precise, if enterprise needs to be developed, and if yes, in which way. In this research we are focusing on the case when enterprise stakeholders understand the need of enterprise development, have ideas for that, and they need decision support method to understand if enterprise restructuring is likely to be successful and cost effective. Another covered topic is how to choose the best option for restructuring from variety provided. In this paper we describe the developed decision support method which combines DEMO methodology and transaction costs theory for quantitative costs estimation. To make this method applicable and reproducible we proposed few enhancements to DEMO notation.


DEMO methodology transaction cost theory decision support enterprise restructuring 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eduard Babkin
    • 1
  • Alexey Sergeev
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Information Systems and TechnologiesNational Research University – Higher School of EconomicsNizhny NovgorodRussia

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