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Data Modelling for International Organizations

  • August-Wilhelm Scheer
  • Stefan Spang

Abstract

There is a growing need in international organizations for sound solutions to the problems encountered when trying to design organization-wide information models. In the presented paper, the focus will be on the data side of the modelling effort as the key prerequisite for any integration approach.

In the paper, first a short outline of the data modelling technique and approach will be given. Next, the specific requirements on international organizations will be analyzed, and the effects on the data modelling effort will be examined. In this context, a methodological approach for modelling international organizations will be presented, along with tentative solutions for specific problems encountered when modelling particular aspects of the organization.

Keywords

Operating Unit Entity Type Relationship Type Descriptive Attribute Conceptual Integration 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • August-Wilhelm Scheer
    • 1
  • Stefan Spang
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für WirtschaftsinformatikUniversität des Saarlandes Im StadtwaldSaarbrückenGermany

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