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E-skills: the next hurdle for ERP implementations

Hawking, Paul and Stein, Andrew (2003) E-skills: the next hurdle for ERP implementations. In: Proceedings of the 36th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Sprague, Ralph H, ed. IEEE, Piscataway, New Jersey.

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Abstract

Many large companies around the world have made considerable investment in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to support their business processes. Many of these companies are now positioning themselves to take advantage of the new Internet economy. But what does this "positioning" entail? Is it the purchasing and implementation of the right technology? Is it the redesign of business processes? What skills are needed by these organizations? Recently there has been call in the Australian marketplace for information systems (IS) professionals to possess skills that can handle the move into e-business and e-commerce. In accordance with this we sought the views of information systems professionals working with ERP systems in the Australian and New Zealand marketplace about the skills mix necessary in the "E" world. The main results of this survey showed that the teamwork and deadlines dominated the business skills whilst knowledge of e-business/commerce models dominated the technical skills. -- : conference held: Big Island, Hawaii, 6-9 January, 2003

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 0769518745
Uncontrolled Keywords: Internet, computer literacy, e-commerce, enterprise resource planning, business information systems, Australia, New Zealand, marketplace, ERP implementation, business process, business skills, e-business, e-commerce, e-skills, companies, investments, large-scale systems, supply chains, teamwork
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1503 Business and Management
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Management and Information Systems
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 15 May 2014 03:45
Last Modified: 15 May 2014 03:51
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/25071
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/HICSS.2003.1174612
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