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Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
Systems, Life Cycle, Electronic Commerce, and Risk

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  • Date Published: July 2000
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521791526

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  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems can provide the foundation for a wide range of e-commerce based processes including web-based ordering and order tracing, inventory management, and built-to-order goods. This book examines the pros and cons of ERP systems, explains how they work, and highlights their role at the heart of e-commerce. It contains several detailed case studies and will be an invaluable guide to managers and consultants working with ERP systems. It will also be a useful reference for MBA students taking courses in information systems management.

    • Highlights the pros and cons of ERP systems
    • Provides a step-by-step guide through the ERP life-cycle
    • Relates ERP systems to e-commerce
    • Lays out the critical success factors for ERP systems
    • Contains several case studies
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "This book is excellent reading for e-commerce managers and could also be used as a textbook...The chapters are well written, with objectives, figures, and clear divisions into sections. The book does not contain canned answers, but carefully walks readers through thinking about ERP systems. I highly recommend it." Computing Reviews

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    Product details

    • Date Published: July 2000
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521791526
    • length: 242 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 159 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.473kg
    • contains: 27 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Systems and technology background
    3. ERP systems background
    4. ERP data input
    5. ERP output capabilities
    6. Technology-enabled vs clean sheet re-engineering
    7. Deciding to go ERP
    8. Choosing an ERP system
    9. Designing ERP systems - should business processes or ERP software be changed?
    10. Designing ERP systems - choosing standard models, artifacts and processes for ERP systems
    11. Implementing - big bang vs phased
    12. After going live
    13. Training
    14. Electronic commerce
    15. Risk.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Science, Technology and Society
  • Author

    Daniel E. O'Leary, University of Southern California

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