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Integration of the decision table formalism with a relational database environment

J. Vanthienen, G. Wets
1995 Information Systems  
This integration of a decision table system and the relational concept is studied in the context of an existing decision table engineering workbench,PROLOGA (PROcedural LOGic Analyzer), an interactive  ...  In this paper it is examined how the relational approach may be used, not only in storing, but also in constructing, tilling in, validating and consulting decision tables.  ...  INTEGRATING THE RELATIONAL FEATURES IN A DECISION TABLE SYSTEM Evaluation of the Construction Process with the Relational Approach Besides its utility in the construction process of decision tables,  ... 
doi:10.1016/0306-4379(95)00032-y fatcat:7yv4iqfea5bihn6jutzwsil6pu

On Theory in Supply Chain Uncertainty and its Implications for Supply Chain Integration

Barbara B. Flynn, Xenophon Koufteros, Guanyi Lu
2016 Journal of Supply Chain Management  
Based on contingency theory's focus on alignment of process and structure with the environment, we test the relationship between supply chain integration (process), centralization, formalization and flatness  ...  The organization structure variables of centralization and formalization had a moderating effect, strengthening or reducing the main effects of uncertainty.  ...  ., 2014; Wu & Barnes, 2012 Lack of Information  ... 
doi:10.1111/jscm.12106 fatcat:nbzrxauh5naltdki55mduysfoa

Mediating Effect of Knowledge Management Capability on the Relationship Between Environmental Uncertainty and Organizational Structure

Pui-Lai To, Shu-Hui Chuang, Chechen Liao
2005 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
The analytical results are the support for a mediational capability of knowledge management between environmental uncertainty and structural attributes, and thus have strong implications for future work  ...  However, the capability of knowledge management in helping organizational structures deal with uncertainty has not been examined.  ...  Additionally, integration of the organization is also positively associated with total effect of environmental uncertainty.  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/ToCL05 fatcat:672qsvg6tngwdjo6bx5cirr2c4

The Social Structure of an Organization : Representation for Success

Abdelkader Derbali
2014 Management Studies and Economic Systems  
It can also be defined as a social science that studies specific organizations named entities, and their modes of governance and interactions with their environment, and applies sociological methods to  ...  The main themes of this discipline are the power relations and social reporting, analysis and communication patterns in groups.  ...  will support a particular segment of the environment.  ... 
doi:10.12816/0006207 fatcat:lsmymtban5c6zjtgfe4xrgjioy

Roadmapping as a mitigator of uncertainty in strategic technology choice

Irene J. Petrick, Michael Provance
2005 International Journal of Technology Intelligence and Planning (IJTIP)  
Strategic technology choice involves the selection of one technology solution over another under conditions of uncertainty.  ...  Roadmapping offers a framework to structure diverse information, simultaneously capturing explicit data and the tacit knowledge provided by the context in which the data exists.  ...  pace with the rate of environmental change [10, 11] .  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijtip.2005.006513 fatcat:4x6zv6hcx5a63h7zw7wvc45nwy

The Business Transformation and Enterprise Architecture Framework The Applied Holistic Mathematical Model's Persistence Concept (AHMMPC)

2020 WSEAS Transactions on Computers  
The proposed HMM formalism attempts to mimic and simulate some functions of the human brain, which uses empirical processes that are mainly based on the beam-search, like heuristic decision-making process  ...  This article proposes a cross domain Applied Holistic Mathematical Model (AHMM) that is the result of a lifetime long research on various types of transformations, applied mathematics, software modelling  ...  The AHMMPC based framework supports a complex formalism that combines persistence mechanisms with EA, DMS and various standards with a mathematical model.  ... 
doi:10.37394/23205.2020.19.26 fatcat:3pmq5gglrjhydcmxk5qxxia3yq

Information Behavior of Managers (IBM) and Strategic Information Use (SIU) in Malaysian Industries

Norhayati Hussin, Adnan Jamaludin
2018 International Journal of Engineering & Technology  
A total of 491 were involved in the study and results indicated that the IBM significantly influenced the strategic use of information in Malaysian industries.  ...  This study is perhaps one of the first to address IBM in the context of Malaysian industries.  ...  Organizations should seek to supplement formal information for decision making using formal contacts and communications with people inside and outside the organization to check the reliability of formal  ... 
doi:10.14419/ijet.v7i3.7.16362 fatcat:aq7pmk4sinfnpd3ekupjmk6v2a

Predicting Decision-Maker Momentum To Change Offerings In Response To Uncertainty: The Case of The U.S. Customs Mod Act

Carolyn Jones Carr, Charles Shrader, James Flynn
1970 Journal of business strategies  
From a survey of organizations in theNational Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA),data were obtained on decision-makers' perceived uncertainties, and intent ormomentum to change  ...  The regression results indicate that organizationrevenue, decision-maker age and Mod Act uncertainty were associated with theNCBFAA customs brokers' momentum to change offerings in response to ModAct uncertainty  ...  Decision-maker experience. Decision-maker experience is measured as the number of years the decision-maker was in the customs broker industry or a related field.  ... 
doi:10.54155/jbs.20.2.95-118 fatcat:e5mptrylszfjvmrfluacybqgly

Level of Communication and Locus of Decision-Making in Organizations: The Influence of Nature of Formalization and Level of Horizontal Integration

Mbaraka Razia
2017 IOSR Journal of Business and Management  
This paper assesses the influence of the nature of formalization and level of horizontal integration on the level of communication and locus of decision-making in organizations.  ...  The necessity for integration increases with increased environmental complexity, diversity and change.  ...  The necessity for integration increases with increased environmental complexity, diversity and change.  ... 
doi:10.9790/487x-1902022736 fatcat:aqmuxxyy2nc5jeglwkbsyf4uqy

Survey on corporate strategic planning systems in Zimbabwe

S. Shabalala
1984 South African Journal of Business Management  
The decision to undertake a preliminary survey on corporate strategic planning systems was motivated by the dearth of information of 'the state of the art' in the strategic management of companies within  ...  Such relations will, hopefully, develop the atmosphere of trust which will be crucial in enabling scholars to develop management cases, based on the Zimbabwean socio-politico-economic environments.  ...  Acknowledgements The successful completion of this exercise was made possibly by a number of representatives of companies within Zimbabwe.  ... 
doi:10.4102/sajbm.v15i1.1101 fatcat:e747qplibrellmc4qcmeov7oqy

Distributed Computing Systems, Structure And Strategy

Andrew B. Nyaboga
2011 Review of Business Information Systems (RBIS)  
Further, the study has demonstrated that user-interface replication in DAS is strongly associated with data replication and program partitioning has a strong impact on user-interface partitioning.  ...  structure and business level strategies.The research findings indicate that there is a synergic relationship among the components of DAS, and that the DAS components are highly intercorrelated.  ...  Replication -The system maintains many similar copies of a relation. Each replica is stored in a different mode. If relation r is replicated, a copy of a relation r is stored in multiple sites.  ... 
doi:10.19030/rbis.v6i3.4561 fatcat:vjeutfbrmrdl3o34ylapxvkn4i

Understanding the ongoing struggle for land use and transport integration: Institutional incongruence in the Dutch national planning process

Marijn Thomas van Geet, Sander Lenferink, Jos Arts, Wim Leendertse
2019 Transport Policy  
To this end, we analyse the role of institutional congruence in the case of land use transport integration (LUTI) in the Netherlands.  ...  Formal and informal institutions help shape processes of planning, as 'rules of the game'. However, institutions do not always align.  ...  Formation phase FC2 Formal MIRT decisions making power lays with the Minister of Infrastructure and Environment D9; D10 FC3 Decisions should be the outcome of a political-administrative deliberation process  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tranpol.2018.11.001 fatcat:rxjf7gh7gjaxfoabjhudfulski

NPD (New Product Development) Structural Features for Successful Product Proliferation
제품 다양성의 활성화를 위한 신제품 개발 조직의 구조적 특성

Jung-Yoon Kim, Ju-Hee Hahn
2009 Journal of the Korea Academia-Industrial cooperation Society  
This study investigates the impact of decentralization and formalization for platform and derivative projects separately and in the context of the performance of the product family as a whole, as opposed  ...  The aim of the current study is to look at the mediating effects of structural features (i.e. decentralization, formalization, and specialization) on the relationship between product variety and the performance  ...  J., "Benchmarking the firm's critical success factors in new product NPD related decision-making authority was extended down to or at least shared with lower level managers who were in charge of certain  ... 
doi:10.5762/kais.2009.10.11.3373 fatcat:hatxka4ypffo3emea3ovmze7o4

On the Design and Architecture of Deployment Pipelines in Cloud- and Service-Based Computing – A Model-Based Qualitative Study

Uwe Zdun, Evangelos Ntentos, Konstantinos Plakidas, Amine El Malki, Daniel Schall, Li Fei
2019 Zenodo  
Uploaded here in accordance with the requirements of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). A long version of this paper is also hosted at Zenodo and can be found here  ...  Paper accepted for presentation at the IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2019) in July 2019.  ...  Rows 5-8 of Table I contain formal definitions for the environment types, their type hierarchy, and their relations that we have observed in the informal deployment pipeline descriptions analysed in  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2790644 fatcat:pmnt26fwk5ccdln6g7kmghc5yu

New management systems as an instrument of implementation sustainable development concept at organizational level

Joanna Ejdys, Alina Matuszak‐Flejszman
2010 Technological and Economic Development of Economy  
The article presents a proposal of the way of implementing sustainable development concept at organizational level using three systems: quality, environmental, occupational health and safety management  ...  with a long period of waiting for positive effects of implemented changes and decreasing involvement of employees lead to the situation in which many companies still face unresolved dilemma of choosing  ...  Acknowledgements The article was written within the framework of a research grant financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in Poland, No. W/WZ/4/09.  ... 
doi:10.3846/tede.2010.13 fatcat:lef5noqxgzgpvpllbzm4w5za3a
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