Another Example of Use of ERP Systems in a Multinational Company

Another Example of Use of ERP Systems in a Multinational Company

Chetan Sankar (Auburn University, USA) and Karl-Heinz Rau (Pforzheim University, Germany)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-776-8.ch011
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Abstract

• Discuss how an ERP system was implemented at Sidler GmbH • Address the decision-making process in selecting SAP as a company’s new ERP system, and managing continuing problems with its implementation • List lessons in implementing ERP systems by studying this case study

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Foreword
Daniel C. Pantaleo, Gerd Friedrich
Chapter 1
Introduction  (pages 1-24)
Chetan Sankar, Karl-Heinz Rau
• Identify why Enterprise Resource Systems (ERP) have emerged as a critical success factor for companies • Understand that the market for ERP... Sample PDF
Introduction
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Chapter 2
Chetan Sankar, Karl-Heinz Rau
• Understand different organization structure of multinational corporations • Apply the organization structure models to analyze the global... Sample PDF
Multinational Companies
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Chapter 3
Chetan Sankar, Karl-Heinz Rau
• Understand the interrelationship between MRP, MRP II, and ERP • Be able to explain the components of an ERP system • Have a basic understanding of... Sample PDF
Fundamentals of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
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Chapter 4
Chetan Sankar, Karl-Heinz Rau
• Understand the need for change and the role of ERP systems in change management • Identify phases in the change management life cycle • Obtain a... Sample PDF
Management Issues in Implementing ERP Systems
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Chapter 5
Chetan Sankar, Karl-Heinz Rau
• Understand the fundamentals of relational database management systems • Be able to define technical terms such as single instance and... Sample PDF
Technical Issues in Implementing ERP Systems
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Chapter 6
Chetan Sankar, Karl-Heinz Rau
• Understand the importance of aligning the business and IT strategies in a company at both corporate level and country level • Identify the issues... Sample PDF
Multiple Information Systems for Coping with a Growing and Changing Business: Robert Bosch GmbH
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Chapter 7
Chetan Sankar, Karl-Heinz Rau
• Understand in detail how an ERP system can be implemented in differing ways in a company, with resulting benefits and problems • To show with a... Sample PDF
Unrest Produces Creativity: Standardization of Business Processes in Robert Bosch Corporation with the Use of SAP R/3
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Chapter 8
Chetan Sankar, Karl-Heinz Rau
• Analyze the case study presented in earlier chapters (1992-1999), noting the connections between theory and practice • Compare your analysis with... Sample PDF
Robert Bosch Corporation: Analysis and Recommendations
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Chapter 9
Chetan Sankar, Karl-Heinz Rau
• Understand changes to the organization during 2000-2004 • Discuss the status of SAP R/3 implementation for RBUS • Understand the status of SAP R/3... Sample PDF
Robert Bosch SAP R/3 Implementation: Changes During 2000-2004
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Chapter 10
Chetan Sankar, Karl-Heinz Rau
• Be able to provide an analysis of the case study regarding process design changes and integration with other software systems in the future •... Sample PDF
New Directions in SAP R/3: Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Netweaver
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Chapter 11
Chetan Sankar, Karl-Heinz Rau
• Discuss how an ERP system was implemented at Sidler GmbH • Address the decision-making process in selecting SAP as a company’s new ERP system, and... Sample PDF
Another Example of Use of ERP Systems in a Multinational Company
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Chapter 12
Conclusions  (pages 313-335)
Chetan Sankar, Karl-Heinz Rau
• Summarize the SAP R/3 implementation experience of Robert Bosch GmbH and Robert Bosch US • Review the inventory of skills that you improved by... Sample PDF
Conclusions
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