A1 Business and Technical College Methods & Tools for Decision Making Paper

Part 1

500-600 words

ERP systems are complicated, and the executive has asked that you, the warehouse manager, to join the decision-making team for selecting the appropriate software. Who else from the company should be on the selection team? Please explain your answer.

Part 2

3-4 pages total

Now that you have formed a decision-making team, the executive has asked the team to create a decision tree for the implementation of ERP software. Research two brands of ERP software that Smitheford could use to improve its performance. In the decision tree, analyze the possible effects that the implementation of each brand of ERP software may have on Smitheford’s operations. In a single word document, address the following:

Provide an overview of two brands of ERP software to the executive.
Create a decision tree diagram that includes both brands of ERP software, analyzes key implementation questions, and describes the action outcomes for the executive.

Using the decision tree diagram that you created, choose one brand of ERP software to recommend to the executive and describe why it should be implemented.