Cases on Enterprise Information Systems and Implementation Stages: Learning from the Gulf Region

Cases on Enterprise Information Systems and Implementation Stages: Learning from the Gulf Region

Fayez Albadri (ADMO-OPCO, UAE)
Release Date: October, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 370
ISBN13: 9781466622203|ISBN10: 1466622202|EISBN13: 9781466622210|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2220-3


After the introduction of Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) and Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) applications to many business organizations, the functional issues such as technical problems, security threats, persistent end-user resistance, and the excessive hidden costs of these systems began coming to light.

Cases on Enterprise Information Systems and Implementation Stages: Learning from the Gulf Region focuses on the Gulf region and it’s lead on the enterprise systems adoption which has exceeded those in many developed countries. This reference book highlights experiences implementing EIS, delivering a comprehensive multi-perspective account of EIS issues, and explores the concerns, risks, and critical success factors of EIS for a variety of organizations. It aims to be beneficial for both practitioners and academics alike.

Topics Covered

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

  • EIS & Electronic Business
  • EIS & Risk Management
  • EIS Applications: ERP, CRM, Supply Chain
  • EIS Implementation and Integration Issues
  • EIS Issues: Security, Cultural, Ethical
  • EIS Post-Implementation Issues
  • EIS Selection Methods and Issues
  • EIS Stakeholders and End-Users Issues
  • EIS Success / Failure & CSF

Reviews and Testimonials

Researchers and practitioners in business, information, and computers describe how businesses around the Persian Gulf have been using enterprise information systems (EIS). The case studies could be used in a graduate or undergraduate course or as a reference for analysts, consultants, managers and others interested in setting up or using such a system. The topics include EIS implementation in a major United Arab Emirates oil producing company, a structured approach to designing and implementing a paperless medical system for an offshore operating company, an implementation project manager's tips for success, electronic government and EIS change management and critical success factors in Oman, and managing the replacement of legacy human resource systems.

– Book News Inc. Portland, OR

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Fayez Albadri is a well established academic, educator, consultant and manager for over two decades. He holds a Doctorate in Management from MGSM Macquarie University in Sydney Australia, Masters in Intelligent Information Processing Systems from University of Western Australia in Perth, Graduate Certificate in Computer Instructional Design from Edith Cowan University in Perth, and Bachelor degree in Engineering from University of Westminster in London, UK. He is recognized as IS&T Specialist and Management Expert for his record in managing IT projects, implementing ERP systems and e-business solutions. Dr. Albadri is a pioneer researcher and academic with important contributions in the areas of educational technology and instructional design, entrepreneurship and e-business, IT strategic planning, project management and risk management. He is renowned for his development of (IPRM) the Integrated Project-Risk Model and the introduction of (IELCM) the Integrated ERP Life-Cycle Management approach. He has also delivered numerous seminars and training workshops to hundreds of academics and professionals in Australia and the Middle East.