Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) Implementation

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1634 words

This essay will discuss Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) implementation, specifically in the factors which can leads that ERP implementation to successful and unsuccessful ERP implementation. The difficulties in the ERP implementation had made the ERP become major research when talking about ERP. In what are the key factors that can result in successful and unsuccessful of ERP implementation. By collected all the necessary resources we are be able to discuss more about ERP and the key factors in that in order to make the final conclusion for ERP. In the end the successful and unsuccessful are affected by several factors that explain in this essay. INTRODUCTION The development of the people these days had an affect in the development in the business world as well. People try to find the systems which can be use to help them in running the business for example to reduce the cost in running the business. Since 1950s the computer system had been use to cost. At the moment, Enterprise resources planning (ERP) systems had become important systems in the modern business world. The meaning of ERP itself is an integrated software package composed by a set of standard functional modules (production, sales, human resources, finance, etc.) developed or integrated by the vendor that can be adapted to the specific needs of each customer (Esteves et al. 2000). ERP is a business system that joins all the aspects in the business world such as planning, manufacturing, sales and marketing, projects. The ERP has become more popular in the software which used to help the business actives including order tracking, customer service, finance, inventory control and human resources. The ERP databases contain all the data about the business whi... ... middle of paper ... ...l for enterprise resource planning implementation¡±, Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Information Systems, Vol. 1, pp. 273-97. Roberts, H.J. and Barrar, P.R.N. (1992), ¡°MRPII implementation: key factors for success¡±, Computer IntegratedManufacturing Systems, Vol. 5 No. 1, pp. 31-8. Rosario, J.G. (2000), ¡°On the leading edge: critical success factors in ERP implementation projects¡±, BusinessWorld, Philippines. Ross J.W. (1999), ¡°Surprising facts about implementing ERP¡±, IT Pro, Vol. July/August 1999. Sam D. (2000), ¡°ERP system flushes bottleneck at Bradley Corp.¡±, Midrange Systems, 18 October, Vol. 12 i15 p36. Stair, R.M., Reynolds, G.W., Gelinas, J.U. Jr., Sutton, S.G., Hunton, J.E., Albright, S.C., Winston, W.L. & Zappe, C. (2007) Accounting Information Systems and Financial Modelling, Thomson, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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  • Explains that effective communication is critical to erp implementation. management of communication, education, and expectations are critical throughout the organization.
  • Opines that project management should be formally defined in terms of milestones and human resources. the scope must be clearly defined and be limited.
  • Explains that erp implementations fail due to unrealistic expectations of benefits and return on investment. the erp software only calculates the benefits overstating.
  • Explains that the essay will discuss enterprise resources planning (erp) implementation, specifically in the factors which can lead to successful and unsuccessful erp implementation.
  • Explains that erp is an integrated software package composed of standard functional modules that can be adapted to the specific needs of each customer.
  • Explains that implementation of an erp system is an extensive challenge, the firm's performance will get worse before it gets better and firms are expected to encounter resistance throughout the stages of erp implementation.
  • Opines that the erp team should consist of the best people in the organisation. the erp project should be their top priority and their workload must be manageable.
  • Opines that management change is important, including people, organisation, and cultures. a good management is the management which accepts the changes. bradley corporation implemented an erp system.
  • Explains that the major mistake in the failure of the erp implementation is to short-cut the critical events to cut down the time.
  • Explains that erp has become more popular in the software which used to help the business actives including order tracking, customer service, finance, inventory control, and human resources.
  • Cites falkowski, g., pedigo, p, smith, b. & swanson, d. (1998), °a recipe for erp success, beyond computing. nah, f.
  • Cites gary h., light, b. and gibson, n. (1999), °a critical success factors model for enterprise resource planning implementation.
  • Cites sam d. (2000), °erp system flushes bottleneck at bradley corp., midrange systems, vol.
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