Information systems deployment in Libyan oil companies: two case studies

Akeel, Hosian and Wynn, Martin G and Zhang, Shujun (2013) Information systems deployment in Libyan oil companies: two case studies. Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC), 59 (4). pp. 1-18. ISSN 1681-4835

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Abstract

This article assesses information systems deployment in two oil companies in Libya and thereby helps address the general shortage of information on the implementation of information systems in Libyan companies. It explores the information systems strategies of these two companies and explores and analyses how these have been implemented in recent years. One company has pursued an in-house/best of breed approach, whilst the other is in the process of migrating to an integrated ERP software solution. The study uses a number of analytical models developed in a western context in recent years to assess the status and nature of IS deployment, and concludes that a combination of these models is of value in an IS industry context in developing world countries.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Libyan oil companies; information systems; ERP; process change; IS strategy; IS models
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Computing and Technology > Technical Computing
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business Research
Depositing User: Ineke Tijsma
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2015 12:42
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2016 17:45
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/1388

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