This book gives answers to the question how distributed information systems can serve management, especially lean management. The authors develop new theoretical insights for the future of decentralized firms and offer concepts for creating and maintaining distributed information systems. The book contains interesting prototypes in logistics and financial industries and shows designs and applications of workflow systems. It offers a state-of-the-art survey of the subject.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG