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The Fifteenth Edition of Purchasing and Supply Management provides a comprehensive introduction to the purchasing and supply chain management field, supported by over 45 case studies. Cases cover purchasing and supply chain issues in a variety of settings, from process industries to high tech manufacturing and services as well as public institutions. The text focuses on decision making throughout the supply chain. Based on the conviction that supply managers, in concert with suppliers and distributors, have to contribute to organizational goals and strategies, this edition continues to focus on how to make that mission a reality.
Table of Contents
1. Purchasing and Supply Management
Case 1-1 Denniston Spices
Case 1-2 Erica Carson
2. Supply Strategy
Case 2-1 Spartan Heat Exchangers Inc.
Case 2-2 Sabor Inc.
Case 2-3 Ford Motor Company: Aligned Business Framework
3. Supply Organization
Case 3-1 Iowa Elevators
Case 3-2 Lambert-Martin Automotive Systems Inc.
4. Supply Processes and Technology
Case 4-1 Qmont Mining
Case 4-2 Eastern Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Case 4-3 Portland Bus Company
5. Make or Buy, Insourcing and Outsourcing
Case 5-1 Garland Chocolates
Case 5-2 Marshall Insurance Company
Case 5-3 Alicia Wong
6. Need Identification and Specification
Case 6-1 Moren Corporation (A)
Case 6-2 Moren Corporation (B)
Case 6-3 Carson Manor
Case 7–1 The Power Line Poles
Case 7–2 Caledon Concrete Mixers
Case 7-3 Wentworth Hospital
8. Quantity and Inventory
Case 8-1 Lisa Caruso
Case 8-2 Throsel-Teskey Drilling
Case 9-1 Penner Medical Products
Case 9-2 Russel Wisselink
Case 9-3 Cameron Power Equipment
Case 10–1 Wedlock Engineered Products
Case 10–2 Coral Drugs
Case 10–3 Price Forecasting Exercise
11. Cost Management
Case 11–1 Deere Cost Management
Case 11–2 McMichael Inc.
Case 11-3 Carmichael Corporation
12. Supplier Selection
Case 12-1 Loren Inc.
Case 12-2 Kettering Industries Inc
Case 12-3 Plastic Cable Clips
13. Supplier Evaluation and Supplier Relationships