Diffusion of Innovation Theory and Animplementation on Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

  •  Yasar Akca    
  •  Gokhan Ozer    


Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems are adopted by many companies. By means of setting up thismanagement information system software, significant organizational activities are accomplished while manyothers remain unachieved. This article grounds on utilization of variables of Diffusion of Innovation (DOI)Theory (Rogers, 2003) in accomplished adoptions of ERP systems. DOI Theory can be carried out in terms ofguiding ERP application. Attained evidences reveal that variables in theory affect ERP success positively aswell as organizational performance. Considering variables of DOI Theory will accelerate the adoption ofinnovation. The major contribution to the science literature of this article is defining the essential buildingblocks of application of ERP software system to the organization.

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