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Adapting American ERP Systems for China: CS Masters Project Presentation

Computer Science Masters Project Presentation
Friday, May 2, 2014, 10 AM, 336 Boardman Hall

ADAPTING AMERICAN ERP SYSTEMS FOR CHINA
Yiqi Lin
School of Computing & Information Sciences
University of Maine
Advisor: George Markowsky

ABSTRACT:
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems currently used by
American businesses are unsuitable for adoption by small and
medium size Chinese businesses. This talk discusses some of
the chief cross-cultural issues including localization and
interface language differences, implementation costs,
culturally-specific management styles, and financial report
format discrepancies. It also presents a case study of using
agile software engineering methods to design an ERP system
that deals with the cross-cultural issues.