Competition, Strategy, and Modern Enterprise Information Systems

Competition, Strategy, and Modern Enterprise Information Systems

Madjid Tavana (La Salle University, USA)
Release Date: November, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 405
ISBN13: 9781466624641|ISBN10: 1466624647|EISBN13: 9781466624658|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2464-1


Providing a central organization for shared information, large businesses continue to rely on enterprise information systems to offer quality service when deadline with large volumes of data.

Competition, Strategy, and Modern Enterprise Information Systems provides extensive coverage on the organizational, managerial and technologies concerns of enterprise information systems and its executive competitiveness. This collection of original research aims to bring together a discussion for innovative ideas and developments in the EIS field.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Enterprise Systems Outsourcing
  • ERP systems
  • Knowledge Management
  • Strategic Information Planning Systems
  • Supply Chain

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Table of Contents
Madjid Tavana
Chapter 1
Per Svejvig, Jan Pries-Heje
Outsourcing is now a feasible means for enterprise systems (ES) cost savings, but does however increase the complexity of coordination substantially... Sample PDF
Enterprise Systems Outsourcing “Behind the Curtain”: A Case Study Showing How Rational and Institutional Explanations Coexist and Complement Each Other
Chapter 2
Cliff Cartman, Angel Salazar
This empirical study investigates the influence of organisational size, internal IT capabilities and external factors, such as competitive and... Sample PDF
The Influence of Organisational Size, Internal IT Capabilities, and Competitive and Vendor Pressures on ERP Adoption in SMEs
Chapter 3
Ana L. Rosado Feger
This study examines the role of enterprise information systems in fostering collaboration between the Purchasing, Production, and Outbound Logistics... Sample PDF
Improving Internal Supply Chain Collaboration by Increasing Information-Processing Capacity: The Role of Enterprise Information Systems
Chapter 4
Magdy Abdel-Kader, Thu Phuong Nguyen
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems have been recognized as complex and costly, which limited their implementation in large organizations.... Sample PDF
An Investigation of Enterprise Resource Planning Implementation in a Small Firm: A Study of Problems Encountered and Successes Achieved
Chapter 5
Long Pham, Jeffrey E. Teich
Equitized state-owned enterprises (ESOEs) in Vietnam have begun to implement enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, ubiquitous in developed... Sample PDF
A Success Model for Enterprise Resource Planning Adoption to Improve Financial Performance in Vietnam’s Equitized State Owned Enterprises
Chapter 6
Mohamed A. Nour, Samar Mouakket
Although organizations can gain many benefits from successful implementation of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, there are high failure... Sample PDF
A Classification Framework of Critical Success Factors for ERP Systems Implementation: A Multi-Stakeholder Perspective
Chapter 7
Michelle Antero, Philip Holst Riis
This paper applies the resource-based view (RBV) theory to a case study aimed at identifying the complementary resources among partners in the... Sample PDF
Strategic Management of Network Resources: A Case Study of an ERP Ecosystem
Chapter 8
Babak Sohrabi, Iman Raeesi Vanani
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is the process of optimizing the performance of enterprise business processes through the utilization of... Sample PDF
Collaborative Planning of ERP Implementation: A Design Science Approach
Chapter 9
Payam Hanafizadeh, Ahad Zare Ravasan
Implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems is a complex, lengthy and expensive process which usually faces serious challenges and... Sample PDF
A McKinsey 7S Model-Based Framework for ERP Readiness Assessment
Chapter 10
Mohammad Nazir Ahmad, Nor Hidayati Zakaria, Darshana Sedera
Companies face the challenges of expanding their markets, improving products, services and processes, and exploiting intellectual capital in a... Sample PDF
Ontology-Based Knowledge Management for Enterprise Systems
Chapter 11
Mohan P. Rao, Purnendu Mandal
Implementing IT (information technology) systems such as ERP (enterprise resource planning) requires huge investments. Measuring the impact of these... Sample PDF
Linking the Impact of IT Investments to Productivity and Profitability
Chapter 12
Chun Meng Tang, Govindan Marthandan
When business managers are considering whether to invest in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, they ask the question: “What are the... Sample PDF
An Analytical Model to Measure IS-Enabled Organizational Effectiveness
Chapter 13
Zijad Pita, France Cheong, Brian Corbitt
Strategic Information Systems Planning (SISP) maturity model is conceptualized as a five-stage maturity model. To identify the maturity stage of... Sample PDF
A Maturity Model of Strategic Information Systems Planning (SISP): A Comprehensive Conceptualization
Chapter 14
Zijad Pita, France Cheong, Brian Corbitt
In this paper Strategic Information Systems Planning (SISP) maturity models are empirically validated in Australian environment. A research... Sample PDF
A Maturity Model of Strategic Information Systems Planning (SISP): An Empirical Evaluation Using the Analytic Network Process
Chapter 15
Petra Schubert, Susan P. Williams, Ralf Woelfle
Developing and sustaining a competitive advantage from the use of information technology is a topic of concern for information systems research.... Sample PDF
Sustainable Competitive Advantage in E-Commerce and the Role of the Enterprise System
Chapter 16
Przemyslaw Lech
This paper presents empirical research on motivational factors for investing in Enterprise Systems (ES), based on the survey conducted among project... Sample PDF
Is it Really so ‘Strategic’? Motivational Factors for Investing in Enterprise Systems: A Survey
About the Contributors

Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Madjid Tavana is Professor and Lindback Distinguished Chair of Business Analytics at La Salle University, where he serves as Chairman of the Business Systems and Analytics Department. He also holds an Honorary Professorship in Business Information Systems at the University of Paderborn in Germany. Dr. Tavana is Distinguished Research Fellow at the Kennedy Space Center, the Johnson Space Center, the Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center, and the Air Force Research Laboratory. He was recently honored with the prestigious Space Act Award by NASA. He holds an MBA, PMIS, and PhD in Management Information Systems and received his Post-Doctoral Diploma in Strategic Information Systems from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He has published 11 books and over 200 research papers in international scholarly academic journals. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Decision Analytics, International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences, International Journal of Management and Decision Making, International Journal of Knowledge Engineering and Data Mining, International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences, and International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems.