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Enterprise Resource Planning in Distribution

Enterprise Resource Planning in Distribution - 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324178722

Cover of Enterprise Resource Planning in Distribution 05 (ISBN 978-0324178722)
ISBN13: 978-0324178722
ISBN10: 0324178727

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2005
International: No

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Enterprise Resource Planning in Distribution - 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324178722

F. Barry Lawrence, Daniel F. Jennings and Brian E. Reynolds

ISBN13: 978-0324178722
ISBN10: 0324178727

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

The book explores current and developing issues in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. The text also covers the general information technology context for these advanced systems and explore likely future technology developments. It will include real ERP stories, with real companies and real names.

Benefits:

  • "ERP Perspectives": Each chapter begins with these opening vignettes about a company. This real-world case asks student to consider some of the concepts and issues that will be covered within the chapter.
  • "ERP in Practice": The case from "ERP Perspectives" continues throughout the chapters in this boxed feature, which discusses how the company being highlighted throughout the chapter dealt with the issues covered in that section.
  • "ERP Retrospective": This chapter-closing feature closes the case and explains the resolution of the ERP question or problem that was initially considered in the "ERP Perspective."
  • Issues To Consider: Each chapter will conclude with 4-6 "Issues to Consider." These challenging and relevant end-of-chapter questions ask students to consider and brain storm solutions to some of the difficult questions the industry faces. These questions focus specifically on the topics covered within the chapter and could be used as homework assignments or for prompting in-class discussions.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Evolution from Back Office Systems to ERP

1. The Roots of Distribution Information Management
2. Strategic Use of Distribution ERP Systems
3. ERP Tactical Planning
4. Selecting the System
5. ERP Implementation

Part 2: Structure of an ERP System

6. The ERP Components
7. Automating Sales and Marketing
8. Replenishment
9. Operations Management
10. Executive Information Systems
11. Managing the Network
12. Standardization and Putting the System to Work

Part 3: Best of Breed and Build Your Own ERP

13. Customer Relationship Management Modules
14. Logistics and Procurement Systems
15. Building a Best in Class ERP System

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