Enterprise Resource Planning for Global Economies: Managerial Issues and Challenges: Managerial Issues and Challenges

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Ferran, Carlos, Salim, Ricardo
IGI Global, 2008. gada 30. apr. - 420 lappuses

Local functional systems that create inefficient islands of information are being replaced by expensive enterprise-wide applications that unify the functional areas; however, while we have not yet been able to completely and seamlessly integrate across functions, we find that the new islands of information are no longer functional but political, cultural, linguistic, and geographical. The global village is a reality and enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementations face new issues and challenges.

Enterprise Resource Planning for Global Economies: Managerial Issues and Challenges provides authoritative research on the theoretical frameworks and pragmatic discussions on global implementations of information systems, particularly ERP systems. This book offers professionals, managers, and researchers, who want to improve their understanding of the issues and challenges that arise when information systems cross national boundaries, with an authoritative, essential research resource.

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Carlos Ferran is an assistant professor of management information systems at The Pennsylvania State University in Great Valley. He received his DBA in MIS from Boston University, a graduate degree in MIS from Universidad Central de Venezuela, a Cum Laude Master in Finance, and a licentiate in management sciences (BS) from Universidad Metropolitana. Dr. Ferran has been a visiting professor at IESA (Venezuela), INALDE (Colombia), and IAE (Argentina). He worked in the software industry for 10 years, acted as an IT/IS consultant for more than 10 years, and held the position of CIO for an important financial group in Venezuela. Dr. Ferran has written two books and many academic articles. His research interests span technology-mediated communication (particularly videoconferencing), accounting information systems, knowledge management, and the digital divide. He serves on the editorial board of several academic journals and is currently the editor of the AIS journal Revista de la Asociaci¢n de Sistemas de Informaci¢n para Latinoam rica y el Caribe.

Ricardo Salim is the chief software architect for Cautus Network Corporation. He has more than 25 years of experience in developing and implementing enterprise software solutions for small and midsize companies. He has worked as a consultant in IT/IS to over a hundred companies and government institution in developing countries. Dr. Salim is a successful entrepreneur who has founded several successful IT/IS companies in various developing and developed countries. He holds a BS in computer science from Universidad Central de Venezuela and is currently a PhD candidate at the Universidad Aut¢noma de Barcelona in Spain. [Editor]

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