Engineering the Organization from the Bottom Up

Marielba Zacarias, Rodrigo Magalhaes, José Tribolet



The paper asserts that the process of emergence which constitutes the cornerstone of contemporary sociological thought on organization lies also at the root of the process of organizational engineering. Furthermore it proposes that if the study of HRIS has crucial organizational implications, then the study of HRIS should encompass also engineering and modelling considerations. An organizational modelling framework is put forward which contains the following propositions, also applicable to the design of HRIS from an integrated perspective: (1) Enhanced traceability of organizational agents, (2) Situated enterprise modelling, (3) Model acquisition from action repositories, (4) Capturing and modelling work practices, (5) Aligning design and execution.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Zacarias M., Magalhaes R. and Tribolet J. (2008). Engineering the Organization from the Bottom Up . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Human Resource Information Systems - Volume 1: HRIS, (ICEIS 2008) ISBN 978-989-8111-47-0, pages 97-110. DOI: 10.5220/0001744100970110

in Bibtex Style

author={Marielba Zacarias and Rodrigo Magalhaes and José Tribolet},
title={Engineering the Organization from the Bottom Up},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Human Resource Information Systems - Volume 1: HRIS, (ICEIS 2008)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Human Resource Information Systems - Volume 1: HRIS, (ICEIS 2008)
TI - Engineering the Organization from the Bottom Up
SN - 978-989-8111-47-0
AU - Zacarias M.
AU - Magalhaes R.
AU - Tribolet J.
PY - 2008
SP - 97
EP - 110
DO - 10.5220/0001744100970110