Managing ERP Implementation

Most people resist change.  They feel that change would affect their lives and they feel that change will not be good for them.  They become customary to the things that they do, and they find it difficult to accept.  A good manager should be able to convince their people that change is for the advantage of all, production wise as the higher the production, the higher the profit and higher wage pay for workers.

The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a system that integrates information and processes from all departments into a single database.  It aims to standardized the work processes and minimize overhead and administrative costs. It is a tool used for decision-making process.  Allows management to check on how things are doing and if they are managed well as planned.

To implement ERP in your business will be difficult at start but eventually you will earn the fruits of your investment once ERP gets running.  You will have to convince people to start using the software.  Some workers may be intimidated with high technology but they should be made aware that technology would ease their work burden.  Your people will have to be trained.  You will have to seek a consultant and an ERP developer to customize the ERP system within your company.   You need to ensure that the ERP system is designed for easy access to users.  It should be user friendly.

  To implement ERP is a big move and an investment. Your ERP system is of no value if ERP implementation will not be applied as intended.  It takes the system and people within your company to work it out.


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