This handbook is a repository of state-of-the-art knowledge about enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and applications. It presents cutting edge articles on ERP systems by leading researchers in the field from around the world. The articles discuss frontier areas of research in the field of ERP. They cover a wide range of topics concerned with ERP systems including their technology-related issues, their architecture, and their implementation. The book also presents case studies and practical examples in its final section to further clarify the concepts.