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Unformatted text preview: 5. Standardize HR information Especially in companies with multiple business units, HR may not have a unified, simple method for tracking employees time and communicating with them about benefits and services. ERP can fix that. In the race to fix these problems, companies often lose sight of the fact that ERP packages are nothing more than generic representations of the ways a typical company does business. While most packages are exhaustively comprehensive, each industry has its quirks that make it unique. Most ERP systems were designed to be used by discrete manufacturing companies (that make physical things that can be counted), which immediately left all the process manufacturers (oil, chemical and utility companies that measure their products by flow rather than individual units) out in the cold. Each of these industries has struggled with the different ERP vendors to modify core ERP programs to their needs....
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course CIS 3380 at Texas State.
- Fall '08