Iscussion Questions: Chapter 1 Introduction to Enterprise Systems for Management
Please read the attached Chapter 1 JPG files and answer the below questions (Part 1 & Part 2): Chapter 1: Introduction to Enterprise Systems for Management.
TEXTBOOK: Enterprise Systems for Management Motiwalla/Thompson 2nd Edition.
Part 1: Please answer the review questions listed below.
1.How is the role of an ERP system different from traditional TPS, MIS, DSS, and others? Can an ERP system support all levels of management?
2.Discuss the evolution of information systems in an organization. How can the use of ERP systems remove information or functional silos in organizations?
3.Among all the ERP components listed in the chapter, which component is most critical in the implementation process and why?
4.Discuss the role of ERP in organizations. Are ERP tools used for business process reengineering (BPR) or does BPR occur due to ERP implementation?
Part 2: Please answer the below review question for part 2.
1. Provide examples of ERP components in an organization that you know. Provide examples of the hardware, software, people, processes, and databases.
2. Where are ERP systems heading in the future? Do you agree or disagree with the trends discussed in the chapter? Explain.
**When answering each question, please use terminology from the attached chapter 1. Each answer should be at least a paragraph in length, grammatically sound, and free of spelling errors. If you need more pages added, please let me know! The answers must be detailed and complete!**