A Framework For Classifying Misfits Between Enterprise Resource Planning (Erp) Systems And Business Strategies

Tan , Shiang Yen and Idrus, Rosnah and Yusof, Umi Kalsom (2011) A Framework For Classifying Misfits Between Enterprise Resource Planning (Erp) Systems And Business Strategies. Asian Academy of Management Journal (AAMJ), 16 (2). pp. 1-23. ISSN 1394-2603

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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a broad set of activities that is supported by multimodule application software that helps manufacturers or other businesses manage their activities. ERP is more than a software package; it includes the efforts and activities to integrate internal and external management information, business process automation and reengineering, and organisation structure streamlining. Thus, ERP eventually leads to an efficient and competitive business. Despite the prominence of ERP systems, approximately three-quarters of ERP projects are deemed as failures. Most failures are attributed to the misfit between pre-loaded business models in the ERP system and business requirements in the real world. This paper introduces a framework to classify ERP misfits into logical categories that provide insights for solution derivation. Subsequently, the classification methods are applied to a case study. Practitioners can use the misfit classification method to derive corresponding actions as solutions for ERP misfits based on their nature or specificity. In addition, the theoretical contribution of the ERP misfit problem is explored to provide information for researchers to determine appropriate theories and concepts explaining this domain.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28-70 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM Press) > Asian Academy of Management Journal (AAM)
Depositing User: Mr Firdaus Mohamad
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2017 04:47
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2017 04:47
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/36564

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