Normative requirements for business process compliance

Hashmi, Mustafa, Governatori, Guido, & Wynn, Moe Thandar (2013) Normative requirements for business process compliance. In Third Australian Symposium, ASSRI 2013, Sydney, NSW, Australia, November 27-29, 2013, Revised Selected Papers, [Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing], Springer Verlag, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia, pp. 100-116.

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Norms regulate the behaviour of their subjects and define what is legal and what is illegal. Norms typically describe the conditions under which they are applicable and the normative effects as a results of their applications. On the other hand, process models specify how a business operation or service is to be carried out to achieve a desired outcome. Norms can have significant impact on how business operations are conducted and they can apply to the whole or part of a business process. For example, they may impose conditions on the different aspects of a process (e.g., perform tasks in a specific sequence (control-flow), at a specific time or within a certain time frame (temporal aspect), by specific people (resources)). We propose a framework that provides the formal semantics of the normative requirements for determining whether a business process complies with a normative document (where a normative document can be understood in a very broad sense, ranging from internal policies to best practice policies, to statutory acts). We also present a classification of normal requirements based on the notion of different types of obligations and the effects of violating these obligations.

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ID Code: 59286
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Business Processes, Compliance, Normative Requirements
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-07950-9_8
ISBN: 978-331907949-3
ISSN: 1865-1348
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Please consult the authors
Deposited On: 25 Apr 2013 22:39
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2014 07:13

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