The assignment requires you to write a report that examines:
The role of enterprise systems and e-procurement in a Health care sector.
You should draw upon contemporary academic theory in order to develop a critical approach to the use of enterprise systems and e-procurement in your chosen area. It is important that your essay explores theory and practice in an integrated way.
Your discussion is likely to include some (not all) of the following:
o Drivers/benefits, limitations/risks
o Contemporary developments/ opportunities/futures/debates in the literature
o Micro business environment factors including customers, competitors, suppliers and intermediaries, which influence the organization and particularly the enterprise systems and e-procurement role and tasks.
o Selection of enterprise systems and e-procurement systems, and any policy constraints.
o Implementation issues, success/failure
o How are the enterprise systems and e-procurement relationships managed, monitored and assessed?
STRUCTURE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:
o Report format with cover sheet, executive summary, contents page, page numbers, headings and sub-headings as needed.
o Your assignment should be; clear, easily read, well-referenced (Harvard), clear neat diagrams/ figures, if used.
o A full list of references should be included in Harvard style.
o A short list of `Recommended further readings` suitable for managers.
o Word guide 1,250(Excluding references and Appendices)
o Use of academic literature & professional sources (20%)
o Synthesis: linking ideas, concepts, theories, organizations, situations to the relevant chosen case (40%)
o Critique: Critical analysis of limitations, theories, opportunities, organizational issues (40%)