EXPERIENCES OF ERP USE IN SMALL ENTERPRISES

Paivi Iskanius, Raija Halonen, Matti Mottonen

Abstract

This paper investigates the role of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems in the context of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs). The paper reports on research findings from a case study that has been conducted in 14 SMEs, operating in steel manufacturing and woodworking. By dividing the enterprises into three different groups; medium-sized, small, and micro enterprises, this study provides a richer understanding of enterprise size related issues in motivations, risks and challenges of ERP adoption.

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in Harvard Style

Iskanius P., Halonen R. and Mottonen M. (2009). EXPERIENCES OF ERP USE IN SMALL ENTERPRISES . In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-84-5, pages 5-10. DOI: 10.5220/0001856600050010


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis09,
author={Paivi Iskanius and Raija Halonen and Matti Mottonen},
title={EXPERIENCES OF ERP USE IN SMALL ENTERPRISES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},
year={2009},
pages={5-10},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001856600050010},
isbn={978-989-8111-84-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - EXPERIENCES OF ERP USE IN SMALL ENTERPRISES
SN - 978-989-8111-84-5
AU - Iskanius P.
AU - Halonen R.
AU - Mottonen M.
PY - 2009
SP - 5
EP - 10
DO - 10.5220/0001856600050010