Enterprise Resource Planning


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Technique Overview

Enterprise Resource Planning

Enterprise Resource Planning Definition

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), developed as the 'next generation' Material Resources Planning II (MRP II), is a business management system that uses a suite of software applications to integrate all business processes such as planning, manufacturing, sales and marketing. The term ERP was first used by Gartner Group in 1990 (Barton, 2001).

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  • Al-Mashari, M. (2000) A proposed integrative framework for effective SAP R/3 deployment. In: Proceedings of GITM 2000, pp. 39–42. 171.
  • Al-Mashari, M., Al-Mudimigh, A. & Zairi, M. (2003) Enterprise resource planning: A taxonomy of critical factors. European Journal of Operational Research 146 (2003) 352–364
  • Angerosa, A. (1999) The future looks bright for ERP. APICS––The Performance Advantage. October 1999, pp. 5–6.
  • Barton, P. (2001) Enterprise Resource Planning: Factors Affecting Success and Failure. University of Missouri, St. Louis, November 2001.

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