Organization Modeling: Innovative Architectures for the 21st Century, 1st edition

  • Joseph Morabito
  • Ira Sack
  • Anilkumar Bhate

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The revolutionary guide to architecting your entire organization!

  • Modeling your entire organization for maximum effectiveness
  • Architecture-in-the-large and architecture-in-the-small
  • Harnessing tacit knowledge and learning
  • Practical guidelines for implementing your models

Now, go beyond modeling your software and your processes: model your entire organization for maximum competitive advantage. Organization Modeling: Innovative Architectures for the 21st Century introduces the revolutionary discipline of object-oriented organization modeling, combining today's most sophisticated approaches to IT modeling with the latest advances in organization and management frameworks. Discover powerful new tools for modeling-and transforming-your organization's environment, goals, processes, information and knowledge resources, structure, technology, even culture. Coverage includes:

  • Why it's dangerous to think of today's IT models as "business models"
  • How to create and align small-scale "organization molecules" into effective enterprise-wide architectures
  • Envisioning organizational patterns
  • Integrating data, knowledge, and information

Whether you're an executive, IT planner, analyst, software professional, or student of management, if you want to improve your organization's effectiveness, you finally have a disciplined, systematic framework for doing so: Organization Modeling.

Table of contents



 1. Organization Modeling.

I. ORGANIZING OM.

 2. An Introduction and Critique of Organization Theory.

 3. Designing Organizations.

 4. A New Approach to Organization Modeling.

 5. The Layered Organization.

 6. Organization Molecules.

 7. Aligning Organization Molecules.

 8. The OM Design Process.

 9. Organizational Patterns.

II. BUILDING A 21ST CENTURY ORGANIZATIONAL ARCHITECTURE.

10. Directionality and Culture.

11. Process Formulation.

12. Data, Knowledge, and Information.

13. Knowledge Formulation.

14. The 21st Century Learning Organization.

Appendix A: Brief Review of Information Modeling.

Bibliography.

Index.

Published by Pearson (June 25th 1999) - Copyright © 1999