Enterprise Architecture: A Formalism for Modeling Organizational Structures in Information Systems

  • Alexander Lawall
  • Thomas Schaller
  • Dominik Reichelt
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 191)


In this paper we give an overview on our approach to the field of organizational modeling that is mainly driven from the viewpoint of organization theory. This approach was proposed within the scope of the development of a workflow management system together with a big German energy provider and a case study with a major German insurance company. The examples used in the article are motivated by the insurance company domain.


Organizational meta-model Organizational model Identity management Workflow task assignment User and rights management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Lawall
    • 1
  • Thomas Schaller
    • 1
  • Dominik Reichelt
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Information Systems at Hof UniversityHofGermany

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