Enriching enterprise resource planning systems for strategic advantage: a semiotic motivated approach

Adrian Benfell, Roy Williams, Kecheng Liu

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Abstract

Enterprise Resource Planning is often endorsed as a means to facilitate strategic advantage for businesses. The scarcity of resources is the method by which some businesses maintain their position. However, the ubiquitous trend towards the adoption of Enterprise Resourcing Planning systems coupled with market saturation makes the promise of advantage less compelling. Reported in this paper is a proposed solution based upon semiotic theory that takes a typical Enterprise Resource Planning deployment scenario and shapes it according to the needs of people in post-implementation contexts to leverage strategic advantage in different ways.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 14th International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations: IFIP WG8.1 Working Conference
PublisherSciTePress
Pages147-154
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)978-9898565518
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event14th International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisation - Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: 25 Mar 201327 Mar 2013

Conference

Conference14th International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisation
Abbreviated titleICISO 2013
Country/TerritorySweden
CityStockholm
Period25/03/1327/03/13

Keywords

  • Enterprise Resource Planning,
  • affordance
  • semiotic

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