Enterprise Information Systems for Business Integration in SMEs: Technological, Organizational, and Social Dimensions, 1st Edition

  • Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha
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  • ISBN-10: 1605668931
  • ISBN-13: 9781605668932
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 321 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released April 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Consisting of an integrated technology platform, enterprise information systems enable organizations to integrate and coordinate all business processes, offering a strategic area of focus."Enterprise Information Systems for Business Integration in SMEs: Technological, Organizational, and Social Dimensions" discusses the main issues, challenges, opportunities, and trends related to the impact of IT on every part of organizational and inter-organizational environments. Containing expert international contributions by leading field researchers, this publication provides readers with the most relevant findings in the topic of enterprise information systems.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Models, Applications and Solutions.
2: Measuring the Impact of an ERP Project at SMEs: A Framework and Empirical Investigation.
3: Information System Conversion in SMEs.
4: Business Process Management as a Critical Success Factor in EIS Implementation.
5: Product Lifecycle Management: State-of-the-Art and Future Perspectives.
6: ERP Systems Supporting Lean Manufacturing in SMEs.
7: A Forecasting Concept for Virtual Organisations Supporting SMEs.
8: Business Integration Model in Services Sector SMEs.
9: Conducting Multi-Project Business Operations in SMEs and Is Support.
10: An ERP Adoption Model for Midsize Businesses.
11: Enterprise Information Systems for Business Integration in Global International Cooperations of Collaborating Small and Medium Sized Organisations.
12: Supporting Technologies and Tools.
13: Software for Small-to-Medium Enterprises.
14: State of the Art Solutions in Enterprise Interoperability.
15: Communication Issues for Small and Medium Enterprises: Provider and Customer Perspectives.
16: Selecting Appropriate Communication Tools to Support Teams' Creative Processes in SMEs.
17: Managerial and Organizational Issues.
18: Enterprise Information Systems: Aligning and Integrating Strategy, Technology, Organization and People.
19: Developing and Customizing Federated ERP Systems.
20: EIS Systems and Quality Management.
21: e-Impresa: A System Dynamics Strategic Model to Evaluate SME Marketing on Line Investment.
22: Preparedness of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises to Use Information and Communication Technology as a Strategic Tool.
23: Critical Success Factors and Case Studies.
24: Process Re-Engineering Success in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises.
25: Challenges and Trends Towards an Effective Application of ERP and SCM Systems in SMEs.
26: Contrasting Approaches to Preparedness: A Reflection on Two Case Studies.
27: Critical Success Factors (CSFs) for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Solution Implementation in SMEs: What Does Matter for Business Integration.
28: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Embedding: Building of Software/Enterprise Integration.
29: The Management of CRM Information Systems in Small B2B Service Organisations: A Comparison between French and British Firms.
30: Elements that Can Explain the Degree of Success of ERP Systems Implementation.
31: Change Management Strategies for ERP Implementation in SME and a Case Study in Turkey: Anadolu Bilişim Hizmetleri (ABH) Success Story.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.