TITLE

Identifying and Ranking the Barriers and Challenges in Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), a Case Study of Companies in the Industrial Estate of Golestan Province

AUTHOR(S)
Ahmad, Fenderesky; Ali, Fenderesky; Hadi, Izanloo; Hossein, Didehkhani
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Advances in Natural & Applied Sciences;May2014, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p570
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Enterprise resource planning systems are the latest management tools that are capable to collect the information of the organization by IT in all activity areas of organization and provide this information and the results for users at the various level of the organization. This study has been conducted to indentify and rank the barriers and challenges in the implementation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) in the industrial states of Golestan Province. The research method is descriptive-survey. The statistical population of the study is all industrial states in Golestan Province and the decision team contains 14 directors and assistants that completed the identify questionnaires and paired comparison questionnaires in two stages. In the first stage, the criteria and the sub-criteria for the key success factors to implement the enterprise resource planning (5 criteria and 23 sub-criteria), were listed from experts 'view, papers, theses, and books and were available for decision team as an identification questionnaire. The implementation of enterprise resource planning was identified after filling out the identification questionnaire, 4 criteria and 11 sub-criteria for barriers and challenges. In the second stage, the criteria and sub-criteria were ranked by the paired comparison standard questionnaire and experts selection software. In the main criteria, unfamiliarity of managers and experts in the first place, the high cost for implementation of enterprise resource planning in the second place, not to define the tasks and business processes in the line with ERP in the third place, and a long time to implement ERP take in the fourth place.
ACCESSION #
97105789

 

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