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A dynamic model of e-business strategies for ERP enabled organizations

Burn, J.M. and Ash, Colin G. (2006) A dynamic model of e-business strategies for ERP enabled organizations. Journal of Industrial Management and Data Systems, 105 (8). pp. 1084-1095. ISSN 0263-5577

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Abstract

Purpose – This paper presents a dynamic model for e-business strategy derived from the results of a longitudinal analysis of enterprise resource planning (ERP) enabled organisations. Design/methodology/approach – This involved a study of 11 international ERP-enabled organisations over a four-year period using multiple interviews and extensive secondary data collection. Three separate research models were used to analyse different stages of e-business growth and the results of this multi-stage analysis consolidated into a staged model of e-business transformation (eBT). Findings – The model focuses on realising the benefits of B2B interaction through the alignment of ERP with different e-business strategies, increasing emphasis on employee empowerment and successful management of value alliances. Research limitations/implications – The findings provide practical guidance to managers implementing e-business systems through integrated ERP implementations. Originality/value – The study demonstrates the application of a comprehensive research model based on three previously validated research frameworks for e-business strategy.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Computing, Information and Mathematical Sciences
Depositing User: Ms Neha Harakh
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2006 14:35
Last Modified: 10 May 2012 19:57
URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/3978
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