Management Accounting in Enterprise Resource Planning Systems


  • Severin Grabski, Michigan State University, USA
  • Stewart Leech, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Alan Sangster, Middlesex University, London, UK

Current evidence points to management accountants using traditional software (such as spreadsheets) for budgeting, ABC, balanced scorecards and other performance management techniques independent of, rather than integrated with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems. While there has been some limited research on the effects of ERP systems on management accountants, this report provides a comprehensive analysis of the consequences of implementation of ERP systems for management accountants.
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Academics, Management accountants in an ERP environment, Top business managers and researchers.


Book information

  • Published: May 2009
  • ISBN: 978-1-85617-679-8

Table of Contents

Executive Summary; Introduction; Prior Research; Research Methodology; Case Studies; The Motivations for ERP Deployment; The role of MAs in the ERP implementation process; Advice for MAs in ERP systems: implementation, use and post-implementation issues; The Impact of ERP on the MAs and their work; Summary and Conclusions.