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ERP Implementation Success Factors in Saudi Arabia
Malik F. Saleh, Muneer Abbad, Mohammed Al-Shehri
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Volume - 7   Issue - 1    |    Publication Date - April 2013  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
ERP, ERP Success Factors, Saudi Arabia, Enterprise Resource Planning
ABSTRACT
A review of the literature on successful implementation of ERP reveals that there are many case studies undertaken by researches, but very few have empirically examined the success factors of ERP implementation. While most of those empirical studies were undertaken in Western countries, very few had examined the implementations in Middle Eastern countries and none in Saudi Arabia. Factors and challenges of ERP implementation in developing countries differ from those of Western countries. Hence a gap in the literature that examines Middle Eastern countries exists. This study is motivated to fill such gap by going beyond case study and boundaries of Western counties to empirically examine the determinants of successful ERP implementation in Saudi Arabia. The main purpose of this study is to examine the influence of some critical factors on successful implementation of ERP.
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Dr. Malik F. Saleh
Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University Al Khobar, 31952 - Saudi Arabia
msaleh@pmu.edu.sa
Dr. Muneer Abbad
Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University College of Business - Bahrain
Mr. Mohammed Al-Shehri
Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University Al Khobar, 31952 - Saudi Arabia