Erp as a Strategic Tool to Drive Business Performance Improvement

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Author: Gene Caiola,Jill O'Sullivan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780991214204

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Page: 426

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This classroom text is a continuation of our first text, Enterprise Resource Planning: Understanding the Power of ERP for Today's Businesses, utilizing Infor VISUAL ERP software. It provides a deeper revelation of the tool, allowing students to gain a hands-on approach to industry knowledge, and workforce skills required for improved performance.

ERP and Supply Chain Management

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Author: Christian Ndubisi Madu,Chu-hua Kuei

Publisher: Chi Publishers Inc

ISBN: 9780967602349

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 214

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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a coordinated approach to information management to improve customer service and productivity, and effectively manage costs and inventories. In today's highly competitive environment, businesses need effective forecasting, planning and scheduling, and customer service management. They need to hear the "voice of the customer" and design products and services to deliver customer satisfaction. An integrated system of information that treats the functional and different business units of a firm as a cohesive whole would help businesses and organizations alike to improve productivity and quality, and remain competitive.This book develops a scholarly and practical view of ERP by strategizing ERP. It views the failures of ERP projects primarily from poor implementation strategies and the lack of involvement of people - the most important asset of any organization. It expands the discussion on ERP by exploring how ERP could improve the efficiency of all business processes. It looks specifically into the functions, and relations of ERP to effective Supply Chain Management (SCM), collaborative forecasting and planning, customer relationship management, product life cycle management, e-procurement and e-business operations.This book is not about ERP software development but rather about effective management of ERP-based operations and supply chain management systems. It is developed as a foundation or basic book on ERP to be used primarily for teaching introductory classes on ERP and for introducing practicing managers to the basics of ERP/SCM and the role of ERP/SCM in achieving organizational effectiveness and competitiveness. It will serve as a good resource for managers of organizations thinking about adopting ERP/SCM software or training programs.

Modern ERP: Select, Implement, and Use Today's Advanced Business Systems

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Author: Marianne Bradford

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 131266598X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 284

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Modern ERP can be used in an undergraduate or graduate enterprise resource planning systems course or to support an ERP module in information systems, accounting, business, or supply chain courses. This third edition continues to be vendor-agnostic and has been substantially revised to keep pace with advances in the ERP marketspace. New topics include cloud computing, mobility, and business analytics, while ERP security, ERP risk management, databases, and supply chain have been expanded. Innovative graphics and ERP screenshots have been incorporated to further aid in the learning process.

Improving Business Process Performance

Gain Agility, Create Value, and Achieve Success

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Author: Joseph Raynus

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420072501

Category: Computers

Page: 345

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The managerial practices that successfully drove industry for decades have become insufficient to support the rapidly changing business landscape. Companies around the world are being challenged to improve performance, reshape operations, and adapt swiftly to new opportunities. With an abundance of improvement methodologies and frameworks like BPM, BPI, Six Sigma, and Lean, many question where to begin. Improving Business Process Performance: Gain Agility, Create Value, and Achieve Success surveys and integrates the quantitative improvement approaches currently gaining momentum—including Goal Driven Measurements (GQM), Business Process Management (BPM), Lean Methodology, and the Balanced Score Card—to show you exactly where to begin. The author details a methodology for building a measurements framework that will help you monitor events, and also provides a feedback loop for analysis, goal, and strategy adjustments. This framework can be customized and linked to your company’s overall strategy to supply critical feedback on your improvement efforts.

Enterprise Resource Planning: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

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Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466641541

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1696

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The design, development, and use of suitable enterprise resource planning systems continue play a significant role in ever-evolving business needs and environments. Enterprise Resource Planning: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications presents research on the progress of ERP systems and their impact on changing business needs and evolving technology. This collection of research highlights a simple framework for identifying the critical factors of ERP implementation and statistical analysis to adopt its various concepts. Useful for industry leaders, practitioners, and researchers in the field.

Actionable Strategies Through Integrated Performance, Process, Project, and Risk Management

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Author: Stephen S. Bonham

Publisher: Artech House

ISBN: 1596931205

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 261

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Strategic management of an organization's activities can be quite complex. Combine this with the overwhelming speed in which golbal markets are changing and sustainable competitive advantage can seem insurmountable. This unique resource presents a new look at how the puzzle pieces of corporate dynamics management can fit together to ensure strategic designs are actionable.

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Air & Waste Management Association's Magazine for Environmental Managers

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Air quality management

Page: N.A

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Class A ERP Implementation

Integrating Lean and Six Sigma

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Author: Donald H. Sheldon

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

ISBN: 9781932159349

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 328

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Class A ERP is often misunderstood and confused with software tools and implementations, but is actually a management system for continuous improvement. This book will resolve these myths by thoroughly describing the definition of Class A ERP and giving specifics for achieving Class A performance in a reasonable timeframe. Examples from successes will be referenced to and the author will build a case for breaking the journey to world-class performance into bite-sized, doable focus areas. Class A ERP Implementation will help organizations set the stage for maximum effectiveness of both Lean strategies and Six Sigma and establish ERP disciplines as the prerequisite to success.

Social and Labour Implications of the Increased Use of Advanced Retail Technologies

Report for Discussion at the Tripartite Meeting on the Social and Labour Implications of the Increased Use of Advanced Retail Technologies

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Author: N.A

Publisher: International Labour Organization

ISBN: 9221186520

Category: Labor supply

Page: 53

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This report has been prepared as the basis for discussion at the ILO tripartite meeting on the 'Social and Implications of the Increased use of Advanced Retail Technologies', held from 18 to 20 September 2006 in Geneva. The objective of the meeting is to examine the role of new technologies in shaping the business employment scene, focusing on the introduction of radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies in the retail sector.

Cases on Enterprise Information Systems and Implementation Stages: Learning from the Gulf Region

Learning from the Gulf Region

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Author: Albadri, Fayez

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466622210

Category: Computers

Page: 370

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After the introduction of Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) and Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) applications to many business organizations, the functional issues such as technical problems, security threats, persistent end-user resistance, and the excessive hidden costs of these systems began coming to light. Cases on Enterprise Information Systems and Implementation Stages: Learning from the Gulf Region focuses on the Gulf region and it’s lead on the enterprise systems adoption which has exceeded those in many developed countries. This reference book highlights experiences implementing EIS, delivering a comprehensive multi-perspective account of EIS issues, and explores the concerns, risks, and critical success factors of EIS for a variety of organizations. It aims to be beneficial for both practitioners and academics alike.

Lean Performance ERP Project Management

Implementing the Virtual Lean Enterprise, Second Edition

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Author: Brian J. Carroll

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849305337

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 456

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Lean thinking is too often narrowly focused on physical processes, causing serious shortcomings, which limit Lean’s substantial benefits. Revised to consider the emerging global economy, Lean Performance ERP Project Management, Second Edition integrates strategy, people, process, and information technology into a project management methodology that applies Lean Thinking to all processes. It leverages Lean principles, tools, and practices to improve and then continuously improve management decision processes, information/support processes, and their linkages to Lean physical processes. New in the Second Edition— · Provides project managers an overview of lean benefits and challenges to present to Lean Sponsors and Lean Transformation Steering Committees · Presents a strategy for ERP project managers dealing with Chinese-based manufacturing · Includes a refreshed discussion of current events in the transition to lean in the global economy · Discusses new developments such as e-kanban, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Customer TAKT, and Operational TAKT · Features a case study of the Lean Commerce system implemented by Toyota North America Based on the author’s practical management and consulting experience, Lean Performance ERP Project Management: Implementing the Virtual Lean Enterprise clearly demonstrates that a lean tool kit requires the participation from all departments of an organization, from product development to fulfillment.

Lean Materials Planning and Execution

A Guide to Internal and External Supply Management Excellence

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Author: Donald H. Sheldon

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

ISBN: 9781932159653

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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This informative volume explores the roots of high-performance materials management, and enables supply managers to make the right choice of process control at the right time.

Vikalpa

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Decision making

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Concepts in Enterprise Resource Planning

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Author: Ellen Monk,Bret Wagner

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111820392

Category: Computers

Page: 272

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Show your students how to master and maximize enterprise resource planning (ERP) software -- which continues to become more critical in business today - with the latest edition of Monk/Wagner's successful CONCEPTS IN ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING. Equip students to use ERP tools to increase growth and productivity as they learn how to effectively combine an organization's numerous functions into one comprehensive, integrated system. CONCEPTS IN ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING, 4E reflects the latest trends and updates in ERP software while demonstrating how to make the most of this important technology. The authors introduce the basic functional areas of business and how they are related. The book demonstrates how information systems that are not effectively integrated fail to support business functions and business processes that extend across functional area boundaries. By contrast, students clearly see how integrated information systems help organizations improve business process and provide managers with accurate, consistent, and current data for making informed strategic decisions. All-new sidebar cases and real examples throughout this edition not only thoroughly introduce the practical aspects of enterprise resource planning, but also prepare readers for ongoing ERP success in business today and tomorrow. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.