An Integrative Implementation Framework for Electronic Customer Relationship Management: Revisiting the General Principles of Usability and Resistance
Big Island, HI, USA
Jan. 6, 2003 to Jan. 9, 2003
Jerry Fjermestad , New Jersey Institute of Technology
Nicholas C. Romano, Jr. , Oklahoma State University
Electronic Customer Relationship Management (eCRM) has become the latest paradigm in the world of Customer Relationship Management. Recent business surveys suggest that up to 50% of such implementations do not yield measurable returns on investment. A secondary analysis of 13 case studies suggests that many of these limited success implementations can be attributed to usability and resistance factors. The objective of this paper is to review the general usability and resistance principles in order build an integrative framework for analyzing eCRM case studies. The conclusions suggest that if organizations want to get the most from their eCRM implementations they need to revisit the general principles of usability and resistance and apply them.
Jerry Fjermestad, Nicholas C. Romano, Jr., "An Integrative Implementation Framework for Electronic Customer Relationship Management: Revisiting the General Principles of Usability and Resistance", HICSS, 2003, 36th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, 36th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences 2003, pp. 183a, doi:10.1109/HICSS.2003.1174394