Goal Commitment and Competition as Drivers for Group Productivity in Business Process Modeling

  • Peter Rittgen


Computer support for collaborative modeling (or group modeling) has been an issue of research for two decades now. Early studies include Dean et al. (1994) and they found that a collaborative tool (basically a text editor) for the IDEF0 activity modeling language was able to reduce modeling time substantially by splitting large groups of more than 20 people into smaller teams each of which would work on a computer to elaborate a different chunk of a large model.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Vlerick Leuven Gent Management SchoolGentBelgium
  2. 2.University of BoråsBoråsSweden

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