Journal article

To use or not to use: Modelling end user grumbling as user resistance in pre-implementation stage of enterprise resource planning system

Imran Mahmud, T Ramayah, Sherah Kurnia

INFORMATION SYSTEMS | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2017

Abstract

The success rate of enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation is less than 49% around the world owing to its complex nature. The key focus of information system (IS) researchers has been to explore the ways to reduce threats to ERP implementation posed especially by user resistance. Although the reasons for user resistance have already been dealt with in previous studies, our understanding of how users assess a new ERP system in the pre-implementation phase and what prompts their decision to resist it is far from complete. In particular, an explanation for user resistance or end-user grumbling from the perspectives of status quo bias and technostress was found to be missing. In order..

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