Organizational Change Related to the Use of ERP in Brazilian Enterprises

11 Pages Posted: 4 Jun 2001  

Amarolinda Zanela Saccol

University of Unisinos

Marie Anne Macadar

University of Unisinos

Rodrigo Oliveira Soares

University of Unisinos

Abstract

The paper is a comparative study of two firms in Brazil which implemented an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. The main purpose of this research is to identify organizational changes related to the use of this type of system. The results demonstrate the technological, structural and behavioral changes that can be associated with the use of ERP. Despite this results can not make possible a wide generalization, they contribute for the organizations that are analyzing the possibility of implementation an ERP, or already started this process.

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JEL Classification: L20, D23

Suggested Citation

Saccol, Amarolinda Zanela and Macadar, Marie Anne and Soares, Rodrigo Oliveira, Organizational Change Related to the Use of ERP in Brazilian Enterprises. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=270782 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.270782

Amarolinda Iara Da Costa Zanela Saccol (Contact Author)

University of Unisinos ( email )

Av. Unisinos, 950 Sao Leopoldo
93022-000 Rio Grande do Sul
Brazil
+55 51 590 8151 (Phone)
+55 51 590 8152 (Fax)

Marie Anne Macadar

University of Unisinos ( email )

Av. Unisinos, 950 Sao Leopoldo
93022-000 Rio Grande do Sul
Brazil
+55 51 590 8151 (Phone)
+55 51 590 8152 (Fax)

Rodrigo Oliveira Soares

University of Unisinos ( email )

Av. Unisinos, 950
Sao Leopoldo
93022-000 Rio Grande do Sul
Brazil
+55 51 590 8151 (Phone)
+55 51 590 8152 (Fax)

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