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Utilizing Enterprise Resource Planning in Decision-Making Processes

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation book series (LNISO, volume 4)

Abstract

This paper reports on findings from a research project investigating Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and its utilization on decision-making processes in Australian organizations. The focus of the study is to reveal if and how the vast amount of data, which is generated by ERP systems, could improve decision-making processes on strategic and tactical levels. The findings are based on data consists of information collected in two phases by semi-structured interviews and survey. Findings from two phases of data collection is used to build a System Dynamics model as an exploratory vehicle to verify findings and formulate practical scenarios to help managers utilizing enterprise systems for their more strategic benefits such as decision-making.

Keywords

ERP Decision making Decision support systems System dynamics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Macquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia

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