The False Promise of Technological Determinism: The Case of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

@article{Wailes2006TheFP,
  title={The False Promise of Technological Determinism: The Case of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems},
  author={Nick Wailes},
  journal={Behavioral \& Experimental Finance},
  year={2006}
}
  • Nick Wailes
  • Published 2006
  • Business
  • Behavioral & Experimental Finance
According to software vendors and consultants, Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERPs) transform the nature, structure and management of work regardless of organisational context. This paper contests this technologically deterministic view of organisational change by demonstrating the role that discourse plays in the social construction of ERPs. 
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