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Volume 18 Issue 2, The special issue from ECIME 2014 / Sep 2015  pp93‑210

Editor: Jan Devos

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Towards a Theoretical Foundation of IT Governance … The COBIT 5 case  pp93‑95

Jan Devos, Kevin Van de Ginste

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Towards a Theoretical Foundation of IT Governance … The COBIT 5 case  pp96‑104

Jan Devos, Kevin Van de Ginste

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Benefits, Justification and Implementation Planning of Real‑Time Business Intelligence Systems  pp105‑119

Kiril Dobrev, Mike Hart

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Organizational Learning and ERP Systems in the post‑implementation phase: Where do we Stand? A Literature Review  pp120‑129

Gunilla Myreteg

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Abstract: ERP systems are today implemented in a great number of organizations. Research has invested much energy and time to make descriptions and recommendations regarding how the implementation should best be managed. The next step in practice as well as in research is how to continue to develop the business processes and ERP systems in order to take advantage of all their promises, and to refine how ERP systems are used in day‑to‑day activities. A starting point for the present study is that organizat ions today are characterized by strong external and internal pressure. In order to response to and deal with these, organizations strive to balance demands regarding stability and change. This implies that organizations put effort into designing and maint aining or changing practices, rules and routines. Within the general fields of organization theory and management accounting/control the ambition to create deliberate change is often conceptualized as processes of organizational learning (OL). This conc ept has also been used in the context of ERP systems. The research field is however heterogeneous and findings are scattered and inconsistent. There is a need for further development of our knowledge about the role of ERP systems in processes of organizat ional learning after the implementation phase. The present paper strives to consolidate and synthesize the current knowledge. The research question is to what extent and how do research conceptualize organizational learning and its interactions and involv ement with the ERP system? The paper is a literature review of research on OL in the context of ERP systems in the post‑implementation phase between the years 2005‑2015. A total number of 18 research articles were identified. The aim is to analyze and cla ssify previous research, and also to give suggestions for avenues suitable and fruitful for future research. The review compares and contrasts approaches in order to analyze similarities and dissimilarities and to investigate what topics or issues have be en addressed by previous research. The analysis shows that overall there is a lack of definitions and stringency in research on OL in an ERP systems context in the post‑implementation phase. The final section also forwards some suggestions for future rese arch. 


Keywords: Keywords: ERP systems, organizational learning, stability, change, literature review


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Nazareth Nicolian, Christine Welch, Martin Read, Martyn Roberts

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Bridging Operational, Strategic and Project Management Information Systems for Tactical Management Information Provision  pp147‑159

Renata Petrevska Nechkoska, Geert Poels, Gjorgji Manceski

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Intelligent Models and Systems in Spatial Marketing Research  pp160‑172

Elena Serova, Mikhail Krichevsky

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Antecedents of Green IT Adoption in South African Higher Education Institutions  pp173‑187

Shaun Thomson, Jean-Paul van Belle

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Digital Archiving, Green IT and Environment. Deleting Data to Manage Critical Effects of the Data Deluge  pp188‑199

Geert-Jan van Bussel, Nikki Smit, John van de Pas

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Privacy Lost ‑ and Found? The information value chain as a model to meet citizens concerns  pp200‑210

John van de Pas, Geert-Jan van Bussel

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