Goal-Oriented Business Process Engineering Revisited: a Unifying Perspective

Dina Neiger, Leoind Churilov


The goal-oriented approach to business modeling was identified as one of the “three most important issues in driving business processes towards their goals” by the Business Process Management Journal [1]. Although goal-oriented process engineering is gaining momentum, with frameworks, methods and tools being developed in increasing numbers, it continues to be segmented across various research disciplines, with duplication of effort and lack of a coordinated approach to this important research problem. While it is both unlikely and undesirable to have a single method that addresses all business needs, understanding the relationship between the existing approaches will help to identify overlaps and articulate gaps reducing duplication of effort and providing direction for future research. The aim of this paper is firstly, to build on existing assessment frameworks to provide a coherent review of goal-oriented process engineering that crosses disciplinary boundaries; and secondly, to provide an alternative perspective on goal-oriented process engineering by integrating decision and process management based methodologies.


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Neiger D. and Churilov L. (2004). Goal-Oriented Business Process Engineering Revisited: a Unifying Perspective . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - CSAC, (ICEIS 2004) ISBN 972-8865-08-2, pages 149-163. DOI: 10.5220/0002670401490163

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author={Dina Neiger and Leoind Churilov},
title={Goal-Oriented Business Process Engineering Revisited: a Unifying Perspective},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - CSAC, (ICEIS 2004)},

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JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - CSAC, (ICEIS 2004)
TI - Goal-Oriented Business Process Engineering Revisited: a Unifying Perspective
SN - 972-8865-08-2
AU - Neiger D.
AU - Churilov L.
PY - 2004
SP - 149
EP - 163
DO - 10.5220/0002670401490163