Paul Hawking, Andrew Stein, Susan Foster



Large global companies are increasing looking towards information systems to standardize business processes and enhance decision making across their operations in different countries. In particular these companies are implementing enterprise resource planning systems to provide this standardization. This paper is a review of literature which focuses on the use of ERP systems to support global operations. There are many technological and cultural challenges facing these implementations. However a major challenge faced by companies is the balance between centralization and localization.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Hawking P., Stein A. and Foster S. (2007). THE CHALLENGES FACING GLOBAL ERP SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATIONS . In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-88-7, pages 415-422. DOI: 10.5220/0002359604150422

in Bibtex Style

author={Paul Hawking and Andrew Stein and Susan Foster},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
SN - 978-972-8865-88-7
AU - Hawking P.
AU - Stein A.
AU - Foster S.
PY - 2007
SP - 415
EP - 422
DO - 10.5220/0002359604150422