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Implementing business process solutions in the way of Web service is being positioned in the center of workflow manag ement. However, there is no robust standard to expose and access workflow resources by Web service interfaces. In this paper, we propose a web service based workflow resource management framework named Universal Resource Manage ment Framework (URMF) with declarations of web service interfaces and interaction protocols among them. We also in troduce a substitutive workflow interface model employing Web services and URMF. Finally, a prototype implementati on model of URMF with J2EE platform is also introduced.