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Generic business process models for e-business in manufacturing companies: is simulation useful?

Albores-Barajas, P.A. and Ball, P.D. and MacBryde, J.C. (2002) Generic business process models for e-business in manufacturing companies: is simulation useful? In: Engineering Management Conference 2002. IEEE, pp. 685-690. ISBN 0-7803-7385-5

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Abstract

The paper presents the evaluation of simulation as a decision support tool for the implementation of e-business in manufacturing companies. It reviews the current state of business process simulation and the use of generic business process models to assist in simulation modelling. Two case studies are used to demonstrate the modelling of e-business processes. The benefits of simulation over static modelling tools in e-business implementations is demonstrated.