A Word of Advice—and an Invitation

All of these models are derived from the Enterprise and Functional Model already presented in this book. Where your author contends that the Level 0 and Level 1 models are substantively true as a representation of the fundamental structure of any organization, the particular models shown for both Levels 2 and 3 may be different from what you understand of those areas. These are not presented as the absolutely true final answer. Instead they are presented as examples of how to go about creating a model that does meet your needs. Each assertion in this model that causes the reader to say, “Hey! That’s not right!”—has met your author’s objective of stimulating thought on modeling issues. He would only request that ...

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