Integrating business and information system know-how is essential
Päivi Tossavainen, M.Sc. (Econ), will defend her PhD dissertation at the Helsinki School of Economics (HSE) on Thursday, June 16th 2005. The dissertation is entitled "Transformation of organizational structures in a multinational enterprise. The case of enterprise resource planning utilization" and is in the field of International Business. The public defense will start at 12:00 in the auditorium of the main building (address Runeberginkatu 12-14). The opponent is Professor Marjatta Maula (Tampere University of Technology) and the custos is Professor Hannu Seristö (HSE).
In her PhD research, Päivi Tossavainen examines what kind of challenges a multinational enterprise (MNE) faces when it constitutes a large number of business entities and actors, is geographically dispersed, and when both information systems and business activities require constant development. The study focuses on enterprise resource planning systems (ERP) that have become popular for integrating operational data and for supporting operations and logistic business processes globally.
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