TITLE

For ERP Success, Create a Culture Change

AUTHOR(S)
Gale, Sarah Fister
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Workforce;Sep2002, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the role of change in organizational culture on the success of implementing enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. Benefits of successful ERP applications; Effect of the integration of ERP system application on employee tasks; Importance of evaluating the technology knowledge of ERP users. INSETS: Communication Is Key;Learning from Past Mistakes;Starting from Scratch with a Generic ERP.
ACCESSION #
7335824

 

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