enterprise resource planning Articles

  • Enterprise-Wide Electronic Plans Solutions

    Supporting Compliance Enterprise-Wide Providing Global Access to Critical Response Data About the Client Operating throughout North America, our client is recognized as a leading producer in oil and gas exploration, production technology and a top contributor of natural gas and gasoline. The client currently has 120 U.S. assets ...


    By Witt O`Brien`s, LLC.

  • Green HRM: innovative approach in Indian public enterprises

    Public enterprises (PEs) in India are an inseparable part of the process and dynamics of economic development in India. Since the first five year plan, PEs has been involved in the innovation process to update themselves to the latest developments including product and process innovation. Numerous initiatives have been taken to demonstrate how organisations innovatively manage sustainable ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The need for digital educational resources in emergency management

    The internet offers potentially great benefits to the emergency management community as a medium that can provide quality information resources 24 hours a day/seven days a week (24/7). Concern is growing that the emergency management field will have a glut of information but a dearth of knowledge. Systematic efforts to select, digitise, and effectively present basic information and guidance are ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Barriers to the successful exploitation of ERP systems in Chinese state-owned enterprises

    Adopting a systems perspective, the research presented in this paper aims at identifying, assessing and discussing potential cultural, organisational and system barriers to the successful exploitation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems in the context of Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOE). The study adopted a deductive research design by using a cross-sectional questionnaire survey. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Perspective strategic alliances and resource allocation in supply chain systems through the De Novo programming approach

    Effective allocation of enterprise resources through strategic alliances is a critical sustainability issue in supply chain systems. This study uses the De Novo programming approach as a strategic alliance alternative to achieve optimal resource allocation in supply chain systems. An empirical study demonstrates trade-offs in resource allocation, compromise solution and De Novo programming with ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Closing the gap: How should Chinese companies build the capabilities to implement ERP-driven process innovation?

    In this paper, we explore the question: How should Chinese companies cope with their highly dynamic situation and build the capabilities to implement enterprise system (e.g. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)) driven process innovation? We adopt the dynamic capabilities approach to study three ERP-driven process innovation programmes with various implementation outcomes: ranging from a highly ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Accessing the role of critical success factors for successful ERP implementation at Indian SMEs: a statistical validation

    Indian SMEs are also integral part of Indian economy; they also face numerous challenges in implementing technologies such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, including a lack of human, technical and financial resources to support such initiatives. Like many other technological advances, ERP systems were initially implemented mostly at large organisations even in India. Their relative ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • An empirical study on ERP-driven innovation in Taiwan

    This study investigates the relationship between ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)-driven innovation outcomes across different industry sectors (i.e., electronics and science (ES) industry vs. traditional industry) and ERP packages (i.e., domestic vs. foreign). The results indicate that the ERP penetration rate for the ES industry is significantly higher than that for traditional industry. The ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The mine value chain integration beyond the ERP systems

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems have now been widely implemented in several industries. The authors discuss their merits and pitfalls, explaining the reasons ERP systems fall short in the integration of the mine value chain and proposing a methodology to overcome their deficiencies. One key differentiation aspect of the mineral industry, is the uncertainty about ore quality until it is ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • PANDA: a virtual breeding environment for SMEs in the ERP/CRM industry using a service oriented approach

    PANDA is a European Union co-funded Information Society Technologies project examining innovative aspects of e-collaboration in the European enterprise resource planning/customer relationship management (ERP/CRM) industry of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). One outcome of PANDA is an advanced business-to-business (B2B) web-platform, dedicated to serving as a virtual breeding environment (VBE) ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A path-based approach to information technology in manufacturing

    Two archetypal approaches to performance improvement in operations are to undertake periodic "strategic leaps", or to take frequent small actions in a quest for "continuous improvement". Much research on the implementation of advanced manufacturing technologies (AMT) indicates that even though their introduction appears to be a strategic leap, principles of continuous ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The management of environmental services in the City of Bologna

    This paper explores the debate around the pursuit of an integrated and participatory approach to environmental services within the Italian planning system, using the case of Bologna as a practical and innovative example. The Master Plan of Bologna, virtually unchanged since it was established in 1989, is not suited to dealing with the range of environmental issues evident today. The pursuit of an ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The relationship between implementation variables and performance improvement of ERP systems

    This study explores the relationship between implementation variables and performance improvements of ERP systems. DeLone and McLean's (1992) information systems (IS) success framework is adopted to develop performance measures to evaluate improvements in the performance of ERP systems after implementing ERP systems. The implementation variables investigated in this study are the ERP ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Business Intelligence and Environmental Management

    The integration of Business Intelligence tools with an organization’s Environmental Management System or EMS and lead to significant cost reductions and more effective implementation of environmental goals. Business Intelligence tools are used for measuring operational performance. From an EMS perspective, BI tools now provide an overarching look into the enterprise’s performances. Doesn’t ...


    By Vintara

  • Automation of energy management system in Rourkela steel plant: a case study

    The growth of economy and population worldwide has caused heavy increase in demand for energy and steel. The source of energy is reducing day by day. The steel sector is one of the largest consumers of energy. Lot of measures to make the steel sector energy efficient is to be taken such as improving technology and automation of various departments. Integration of information systems for ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Good Requirements Lead to Better Software

    If you have ever been involved in a software implementation—particularly,an environment,health, and safety (EH&S) or enterprise resource planning (ERP) system—you know thatthe process is complex, involves many stakeholders, and can take months or even yearsto see results. According to IT research group InfoTech Advisors, 70% of information systems projects fail because of flawed ...


    By Lexicon Systems, LLC

  • Risk management as a strategic issue for the implementation of ERP systems: a case study from the oil industry

    The introduction of complicated and expensive Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (ERP) in companies operating in the process industry has become a strategic issue. The success of Information Technology (IT) implementation projects is dependent upon technological issues (software and hardware), the design of new efficient processes and the utilisation of human resources that will participate in ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Philosophies for integrated product development

    Integrated product development occurs when the different disciplines in an enterprise, whether real or virtual, collaborate to design and produce parts. This paper presents a concept and architecture for an Integrated Tele-Cooperative Manufacturing (ITCM) environment. The ITCM concept is a new approach to product development, where parallel interactions among the various disciplines in an ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Implementation of business process innovations: an agenda for research and action

    Business process innovation capability is a source for sustainable competitiveness. Business process innovations create value added in the enterprise, and can trigger strategic renewal. The management of business process innovation requires empowering mechanisms for knowledge sharing and creation, and a dynamic umbrella strategy to give direction to the innovations. Lessons from product ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The evaluating model for the technology needs of Taiwan high-tech industries

    This paper formulates an evaluating model for the technology needs of Taiwan's high-tech industries. Since it has scarce natural resources and a limited domestic market, Taiwan's economic development strategy is lead mainly by the technology intensive industries and the expansion of an export-oriented market. However, as industry in Taiwan is composed of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs), ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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