Catherine Equey

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ERP systems are more and more adopted in large companies. It seems that this trend is followed by small and medium companies too. We have conducted a questionnaire based survey to identify how Swiss SMEs perceive this phenomenon. The sample size is 687 of which 125 have actually implemented an ERP. Our main findings are twofold. First SMEs that have not(More)
Based on the sparse literature investigating the cost of ERP systems implementation, our research uses data from a survey of Swiss SMEs having implemented ERP in order to test cost drivers. The main innovation is the proposition of an additional classification of cost drivers that focuses on the enterprise itself, rather than on ERP. Particular attention is(More)
Since the late 1990s, vendors of integrated management tools called ERPs (enterprise resource planning) have found their primary market, mainly large companies, is saturated. To find new customers, they have begun to market these products to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) (generally with about 100 to 500 employees) (Deep, Guttridge, Dani & Burns, 2007;(More)
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