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ERP Conception to Completion: Issues Experienced by Indian SMEs

ERP Conception to Completion: Issues Experienced by Indian SMEs
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Author(s): Seema Sharma (Open University Business School, UK), Colin William John Gray (Open University Business School, UK)and Elizabeth Mary Daniel (Open University Business School, UK)
Copyright: 2007
Pages: 3
Source title: Managing Worldwide Operations and Communications with Information Technology
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-929-8.ch323
ISBN13: 9781599049298
EISBN13: 9781466665378


An ERP if implemented successfully can have a significant impact on organizational performance. SMEs are beginning to realize this and to some extent, it is becoming essential for them especially for those that are within a supply chain that involves larger enterprises to implement ERP to remain competitive in the market. In recent years, many ERP system developers and vendors have begun developing ERP software modules especially targeted at SMEs. For example, SAP, a market leader in ERP solutions has recently launched All-In-One package for 23 industrial practices for Asia –pacific SMEs (SAP, 2006).

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