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Accounting Information Systems

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Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127

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11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127
Textbook Problem

Search the Internet for an ERP failure that happened within the last five years. Summarize what went wrong. Does the case you identified include any of the sources of common failures listed at the beginning of the chapter? Did you find something that was not on the list? Unless your instructor tells you otherwise, limit your response to one page, double spaced, using a 12-point font.

Summary Introduction

To explain: Some of the reasons for ERP failure within the last 5 years.

Introduction:

Acquiring and implementing accounting information systems:

It describes the acquisition of a system and its phases of development and the steps involved in it. It explains the difference between purchased and in-built systems. It explains the importance of the presence of an accountant in these systems.

Explanation

Some of the reasons for ERP failure within the last 5 years:

  • The project management team does not have a formal and disciplined approach towards the ERP system.
  • The top-management sponsorship and visible buy-in is lacking with the system.
  • A company selecting a poor ERP system not serving the needs of the company.
  • Lack of proper communication within the project team...

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