This chapter describes lightweight workflow as a possible approach to counter many of the issues related to the introduction and sustained use of operational workflow management systems. Aside from a description of the essential features of lightweight workflow, this chapter also provides a reflection on the application of lightweight workflow in practice. Lightweight workflow is a very relevant direction to be aware of for practitioners who consider the use of workflow technology. Researchers may find inspiration from this chapter to further the adoption of workflow management technology.
|Title of host publication||Handbook of research on complex dynamic process management : techniques for adaptability in turbulent environments|
|Editors||M. Wang, Z. Sun|
|Place of Publication||Hershey, PA|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|