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ERP-Systeme gibt es seit einigen Jahrzehnten. Sie haben sich aus ursprÃ¼nglich einfachen betriebswirtschaftlichen Programmen zu immer ausgefeilteren hochkomplexen Softwarepaketen entwickelt. Einige ihrer Hersteller zÃ¤hlen heute mit zu den erfolgreichsten bÃ¶rsennotierten Unternehmen. Das Buch beschreibt zunÃ¤chst die wichtigsten logischen Grundlagen, sodann FunktionalitÃ¤ten und LÃ¶sungen, wie sie in der Wirtschaft gefordert sind. In einem zweiten Teil werden schematisch die heute gÃ¤ngigsten Systeme auf dem Markt vorgestellt und nach festgelegten Kriterien bewertet. Diese Bewertung bietet eine Orientierungshilfe fÃ¼r Interessierte, die solche Systeme einfÃ¼hren bzw. vorhandene in ihren Organisationen ersetzen wollen.
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