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PURCHASING AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, 4rd Edition is a turnkey solution for providing current and thorough coverage for this critical area of the supply chain. This book is not only a text but a reference as well, and is established as one of the leading-edge strategy and purchasing books. You'll gain contextual insights and knowledge into the strategies, processes, and practices of purchasing through use of the many cases and examples. Because of their relationships with executives and practitioners worldwide, the authors are able to present unique and up-to-date insights that lead to greater understanding of the purchasing process.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Purchasing and Supply Chain Management|
|Purchasing Operations And Structure|
|The Purchasing Process|
|Purchasing Policy and Procedures|
|Purchasing and Supplier Integration for Competitive Advantage|
|Purchasing and Supply Chain Organization|
|Purchasing and Category/Commodity Strategy Development|
|Supplier Evaluation and Selection|
|Supplier Quality Management|
|Supplier Management and Development: Creating a World-Class Supply Base|
|Strategic Sourcing Processes|
|Strategic Cost Management|
|Purchasing and Supply Chain Analysis: Tools and Techniques|
|Effective Negotiations: Preparation and Execution|
|Contracting: Developing and Managing Effective Contracts|
|Purchasing Law and Ethics|
|Critical Supply Chain Elements|
|Managing Supply Chain Inventory and Delivering Perfect Customer Orders|
|Supply Chain Information and E-Systems|
|Sourcing and Supply Performance Measurement and Evaluation|
|Purchasing and Supply Chain Changes and Trends|
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