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Acknowledgments: 36 The authors acknowledge valuable and constructive comments received on earlier versions of 37 this manuscript from Professors 41 University of Waterloo. We also thank ISR Senior Editor Laurie Kirsch, and the anonymous 42 Associate Editor and reviewers for their very helpful comments and suggestions. 43 44
This paper examines the long-term financial performance effects of ERP system changes/revisions for firms that have previously reported ERP adoptions. The study is motivated by the mixed results of recent studies examining the financial effects of ERP systems and by studies which demonstrate that ERP implementations are modular in nature and thus may yield(More)
Opinions, views, and conclusions expressed in this monograph are those of the editor and contributors. They may differ from views of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Bryant College. Foreword FOREWORD 1 The accounting profession is facing many challenges and opportunities in the 21st century. For more than 100 years of serving the capital markets, trust and(More)
AndreAs I. nIcolAou is the Owens-Illinois Professor at the college of Business and Administration at Bowling green State university. He earned his Ph.D. in accounting information systems from Southern Illinois university–carbondale. Before pursuing his Ph.D., he was a professional in public accounting, involved in systems consulting and audit engagements,(More)
We examine whether firms' investments in ERPS, including the initial adoption decision and subsequent system enhancements are consistent with economic determinants and a real options perspective. We model ERPS adoption and subsequent enhancements (in the form of upgrades or add-ons) as two separate but related decisions on the exercise of real options in a(More)
Sometime a problem that occurs in organizations is when there is no current DBA function in the organization. For some organizations, the ERP application is their introduction to database management systems and relational technology. In this case, a DBA function should be created before the ERP system is selected to ensure that the right decisions are made.(More)
Acknowledgments: The author acknowledges valuable and constructive comments received on earlier versions of this manuscript from Professors Abstract The advent of modern technologies for information collection, dissemination and monitoring allows organizations to efficiently transact in interorganizational markets. The success of such relationships as(More)