Maximizing Return on Investment Using Erp Applications (Wiley Corporate F&A #628) (Hardcover)

By Arthur J. Worster, Thomas R. Weirich, Frank J. C. Andera

Wiley, 9781118422298, 211pp.

Publication Date: October 2, 2012



Step-by-step guidance to achieving maximum return on investment for your company

Written by Arthur Worster, Thomas Weirich, and Frank Andera, industry experts at the forefront of the business processes arena, Maximizing Return on Investment Using ERP Applications provides accountants, IT executives, and finance professionals with a new way of looking at enterprise resource planning (ERP)-driven business improvement programs. This timely book explores how leadership can view its organization as an integrated enterprise and what this change in perception might suggest. It considers various aspects of running a business and how a different approach may present new insight.

  • Incorporates all aspects of gaining "Return on Investment" from ERP investments
  • Considers change management from all angles, including working with the executive levels on defining return on investment cases, working through political and cultural issues at the executive leadership level
  • Includes a companion website featuring exercises, reference materials, and case studies

With the rapid implementation of ERP systems worldwide, business executives often have difficulty in determining the return on investment from such systems. Along with a companion website featuring exercises, reference materials, and case studies, Maximizing Return on Investment Using ERP Applications offers straightforward and hands-on guidance to lead your organization through the change process and ensure that the intended benefits can be achieved.

About the Author

ARTHUR J. WORSTER is President of Worster Associates, LLC. As a business executive and later a global consulting leader, he developed and utilized methodologies to implement IT-supported change in Fortune 500 companies. He has also served as program consultant to a number of companies and executives. THOMAS R. WEIRICH, PhD, CPA, is the Jerry and Felicia Campbell Endowed Professor of Accounting at Central Michigan University (CMU) and former chair of its School of Accounting. He has public accounting experience with both international and domestic firms and has served in the Office of Chief Accountant at the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. FRANK ANDERA, EDD, is professor and past chairman of the Department of Business Information Systems at Central Michigan University. He is the Director of the SAP University Alliances program at CMU and an active member and participant in SAP University Alliances international and statewide programs.