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JSW 2010 Vol.5(5): 554-561 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304/jsw.5.5.554-561

Organizational Readiness Analysis for Enterprise Information Systems Implementation

Guoxi Cui, Kecheng Liu
1School of Management and Economics, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China
2Informatics Research Centre, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6WB, UK

Abstract—The paper presents an approach for examining and improving organizational readiness for enterprise information systems implementation. The main benefits are given by the architectural framework of different views of the information systems from the activity perspectives (substantial, communication, control; informal, formal, technical) with the same structure as the organization. Social norms are identified and formalized to represent organizational infrastructure. The approach has been verified by the use of a real-world physician workstation system in a hospital.

Index Terms—organizational readiness; enterprise information systems; organizational morphology; social norms.


Cite: Guoxi Cui, Kecheng Liu, "Organizational Readiness Analysis for Enterprise Information Systems Implementation," Journal of Software vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 554-561, 2010.

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ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
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Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Antanas Verikas
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