Document Type

Article

Date

2006

Embargo Period

1-20-2011

Keywords

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP); Korean manufacturing firms; US manufacturing firms; Swedish manufacturing firms; survey study

Disciplines

Management Information Systems | Operations Research, Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering

Description/Abstract

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems are packaged software designed to integrate and optimise the business processes of an enterprise. The ERP systems have been embraced by industry as a de facto solution to integrate their business functions. The adoption of the ERP concept is a truly global phenomenon. This paper reports a recently completed survey study on Korean manufacturing firms. The study used the same survey questionnaires used in two previous surveys done on US and Swedish manufacturing firms. Our objective is to determine the extent of adoption of the ERP system in the Korean manufacturing firms, their motivations, implementation strategies and benefits obtained, and to provide useful data to draw similarities and differences between different countries’ practices.

 
 

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