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Publication date: 1 January 1991

Matthew M. Barekat

Current centralized MRP II systems utilize a data processing structure which is based on 1960s computer technology. They have proved difficult to implement and where they…

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Current centralized MRP II systems utilize a data processing structure which is based on 1960s computer technology. They have proved difficult to implement and where they have not, most users are dissatisfied with the results of their investment. The following discussion deals with the inherent reasons (apart from bad project management) why MRP II implementations are prone to failure, and will suggest an alternative approach which significantly simplifies the implementation task, as well as improving the operational characteristics of the system.

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The International Journal of Logistics Management, vol. 2 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0957-4093

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Publication date: 1 May 1992

Editorial This special issue of Industrial Management & Data Systems is a huge departure from our usual journal/ monograph style. This is an additional issue to the year's…

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Editorial This special issue of Industrial Management & Data Systems is a huge departure from our usual journal/ monograph style. This is an additional issue to the year's volume — a bonus in fact.

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Industrial Management & Data Systems, vol. 92 no. 5
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0263-5577

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