Assets don’t exist outside the environment of the organization. Various Parties (both individual Persons and Organizations) have important roles to play in the acquisition, manufacture, and distribution of both Asset Instances and Asset Types. Figure 6-11 shows Asset Role, each of which is the fact that a particular Party is somehow involved with either a particular Asset Type or Asset Instance. That is, each Asset Role must be played by one Party and be for either one Asset Instance or one Asset Type.
Figure 6-11: Asset Roles
This version of the model focuses on assets that are purchased, with primary sub-types being Wholesaler,