Recently e-business has become the focus of management interest both in academics and in business. Among the major components of e-business, ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) is the backbone of other applications. Therefore more and more enterprises attempt to adopt this new application in order to improve their business competitiveness. Owing to the specific characteristics of ERP, its implementation is more difficult than that of traditional information systems. For this reason, how to implement ERP successfully becomes an important issue for both academics and practitioners. In this paper, a review on critical successful factors of ERP in important MIS publications will be presented. Additionally traditional IS implementation and ERP implementation will be compared and the findings will be served as the basis for further research
Lian, Allen J. W. and Lin, Jim T. M., "Critical Successful Factors of ERP Implementation: A Review" (2002). ICEB 2002 Proceedings. 120.