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Author
Kłos Sławomir (University of Zielona Gora, Poland), Trebuna Peter (Technical University of Košice, Slovakia)
Title
Using the AHP Method to Select an ERP System for an SME Manufacturing Company
Source
Management and Production Engineering Review, 2014, vol. 5, nr 3, s. 14-22, rys., tab., bibliogr. 18 poz.
Keyword
Małe i średnie przedsiębiorstwa, Zarządzanie zasobami przedsiębiorstwa, Analityczny proces hierarchiczny, Przedsiębiorstwo przemysłowe
Small business, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP), Industrial enterprises
Note
summ.
Abstract
This paper proposes the application of the Analytic Hierarchy Process method to support decision making regarding the selection of an Enterprise Resource Planning system in a manufacturing company. The main assumption of the work is that the management of the selection of an ERP system should consider that the most important selection criteria are concerned with the functionality of the ERP system. Besides this, the aspects of total cost of ownership, technical support and implementation time or vendor experience are taken into consideration to guarantee a successful ERP implementation. The proposed procedure of an ERP system selection is dedicated for small and medium manufacturing enterprises. A structure of attributes for the AHP method is proposed on the basis of an analysis and identification of critical success factors. Different kinds of production (make-to-stock, make-to-order and engineer-to-order are taken into consideration). Illustrative examples are also given. (original abstract)
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ISSN
2080-8208
Language
eng
URI / DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/mper-2014-0023
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