Second-Wave Enterprise Resource Planning Systems: Implementing for Effectiveness

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Graeme Shanks, Peter B. Seddon, Leslie P. Willcocks
Cambridge University Press, Sep 11, 2003 - Business & Economics - 449 pages
The most important class of enterprise system is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Organizations typically take the decision to employ ERP systems in order to streamline existing processes. Once these new systems are in place, far more can be achieved by leveraging the technology to maximize the capabilities and benefits of ERP-enabled processes. In this book, the editors have assembled some of the world's best research on ERP systems to provide a foundation for second wave improvements to enterprise systems. Written primarily for managers and consultants, this book is also an ideal reference for business schools and researchers.

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About the author (2003)

Leslie P. Willcocks is Andersen Professor of Information Management and E-business at Warwick Business School, UK, Associate Fellow at Templeton College, Oxford, and is Visiting Professor at Erasmus University, University of Melbourne, and Distinguished Visitor at the Australian Graduate School of Management.

Peter B. Seddon is Associate Professor in the Department of Information Systems at The University of Melbourne, Australia.

Graeme Shanks is Associate Professor and Deputy Head of the Department of Information Systems at The University of Melbourne. He holds a PhD in Information Systems from Monash University.

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