© 1996

Distributed Information Systems in Business

  • Wolfgang König
  • Karl Kurbel
  • Peter Mertens
  • Dieter Pressmar

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VI
  2. Managing Distributed Information Systems

    1. Wolfgang Koenig, Karl Kurbel, Peter Mertens, Dieter Pressmar
      Pages 1-13
  3. Theoretical Section

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Andreas Oberweis, Wolffried Stucky, Gabriele Zimmermann
      Pages 17-34
    3. Eberhard Stickel, Jens Hunstock, Anke Ortmann, Jan Ortmann
      Pages 35-54
    4. Oliver Wendt, Peter Rittgen, Wolfgang Koenig
      Pages 55-72
    5. Eckart Zwicker, Claus Rottenbacher
      Pages 73-86
    6. R. Unland, St. Kirn, U. Wanka, G. M. P. O’Hare, S. Abbas
      Pages 105-122
    7. Herbert Kopfer, Thomas Utecht, Christian Bierwirth
      Pages 139-155
  4. Application Section

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157
    2. P. Elgass, H. Krcmar, B. Ludwig, S. Schönwälder
      Pages 181-200
    3. Ulrike Einsfeld, Mark Roemer, Peter Roßbach, Klaus Sandbiller, Andreas Will
      Pages 213-228
    4. T. Heissel, H. Krallmann, U. Meyer, M. Müller-Wünsch, C. Schopf, A. Woltering
      Pages 229-252
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 291-302

About this book


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.


Planning Wirtschaftsinformatik Workflow business informatics computer science decision support system distributed systems information management information system information systems modeling organization simulation system development workflow systems

Editors and affiliations

  • Wolfgang König
    • 1
  • Karl Kurbel
    • 2
  • Peter Mertens
    • 3
  • Dieter Pressmar
    • 4
  1. 1.University of FrankfurtFrankfurt/MainGermany
  2. 2.Wirtschaftsinformatik IIEuropa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt/OderFrankfurt/OderGermany
  3. 3.Betriebswirtschaftliches Institut, Bereich Wirtschaftsinformatik IUniversity of Erlangen-NurembergNurembergGermany
  4. 4.Fachbereich WirtschaftswissenschaftenUniversity of HamburgHamburgGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Distributed Information Systems in Business
  • Editors Wolfgang König
    Karl Kurbel
    Peter Mertens
    Dieter Pressmar
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-61094-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-80218-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-80216-4
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VI, 302
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics IT in Business
    Information Systems Applications (incl. Internet)
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