THE CHALLENGES FACING GLOBAL ERP SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATIONS

Paul Hawking, Andrew Stein, Susan Foster

Abstract

Large global companies are increasing looking towards information systems to standardize business processes and enhance decision making across their operations in different countries. In particular these companies are implementing enterprise resource planning systems to provide this standardization. This paper is a review of literature which focuses on the use of ERP systems to support global operations. There are many technological and cultural challenges facing these implementations. However a major challenge faced by companies is the balance between centralization and localization.

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Hawking P., Stein A. and Foster S. (2007). THE CHALLENGES FACING GLOBAL ERP SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATIONS . In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-88-7, pages 415-422. DOI: 10.5220/0002359604150422


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@conference{iceis07,
author={Paul Hawking and Andrew Stein and Susan Foster},
title={THE CHALLENGES FACING GLOBAL ERP SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATIONS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},
year={2007},
pages={415-422},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002359604150422},
isbn={978-972-8865-88-7},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - THE CHALLENGES FACING GLOBAL ERP SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATIONS
SN - 978-972-8865-88-7
AU - Hawking P.
AU - Stein A.
AU - Foster S.
PY - 2007
SP - 415
EP - 422
DO - 10.5220/0002359604150422