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Tomorrow’s Technology and You 8/e Chapter 12 Systems and Organizations
Enterprise Resource Planning
An enterprise resource planning (ERP) system links, simplifies, and speeds up a company's entire transaction processing cycle.
The emphasis of ERP is to improve the free flow of information between different parts of a firm.
ERP systems are usually large and complex, and take a lot of time and money to implement.