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An Investigation of Enterprise Resource Planning Implementation: Empirical Evidence From Indian Companies

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Pramod T. Kale, Sukhwant S. Banwait

National Institute of Technical Teacher’s Training and Research, Chandigarh, India

Paper No. IMECE2010-38092, pp. 409-417; 9 pages
doi:10.1115/IMECE2010-38092
From:
  • ASME 2010 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • Volume 3: Design and Manufacturing, Parts A and B
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November 12–18, 2010
  • Conference Sponsors: ASME
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4427-4
  • Copyright © 2010 by ASME

abstract

Due to globalization, there is tremendous demand on Indian companies to lower costs, enlarge product assortment, improve product quality, and provide reliable delivery dates through effective and efficient coordination of production and distribution activities. To achieve these conflicting goals, companies must constantly re-engineer or change their business practices and employ information systems like Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). However, implementing ERP system is a difficult and high cost proposition. There are mixed results of success and failure in different companies. With a survey of manufacturing companies in India and subsequent detailed case study in one ERP implemented company, this study analyzes various parameters of ERP implementations with factor analysis and logit regression analysis. It is revealed that with clear goals of ERP implementation and proper ERP software selection, the companies are benefited in reducing inventory, improving customer service and other intangible benefits. The top management support, strong and meaningful training program are found the enabling factors of its success. It is argued that this study and ERP implementation model proposed in this paper is valuable to researchers and practitioners interested in implementing ERP system. The findings will also be helpful in extracting the better results from ERP implementation.

Copyright © 2010 by ASME

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