Compare Business Process between Construction and Manufacturing on the Application of ERP
To illustrate that the application of ERP in construction industry is feasible and necessary, this paper analyzes the business process of construction industry based on the four development phases of ERP in manufacturing -- basic MRP, closed-loop MRP, manufacturing resources planning(MRP-II), enterprise resource planning(ERP), and compares the business process between construction and manufacturing. Finally it concludes that there exist many similarities in construction and manufacturing and implement ERP in construction industry is feasible to some extent.
Chaohe Chen, Yong Huang and Guangfan Li
Y. F. Sun "Compare Business Process between Construction and Manufacturing on the Application of ERP", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 243-249, pp. 6273-6278, 2011