Managing Supply Chain and Operations An Integrative Approach Plus MyLab Operations Management with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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Smart managers understand that firms do not act alone to produce products and services. The new  Managing Supply Chain and Operations  shows students how and why supply chain and operations management is important to their future careers.


This text takes a balanced approach and, while rigorous, is not solely focused on quantitative material. The authors employ a four-part integrative model throughout the text that ties together the key functions of supply chain, operations, and customer relationship management that focuses on improving, innovating, and integrating in these areas. With cutting-edge material and an up-to-date global approach, this text is filled with scenarios and real-world examples that will prepare today’s students to be tomorrow’ssuccessful managers. 


Fully integrated with MyOMLab, students and instructors alike will benefit from personalized learning and a dynamic set of assessment tools that will help improve performance in the course.


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Author Biography

S. Thomas Foster is the Donald Staheli Professor and department chair of global supply chain management at Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management. He is an internationally recognized expert in quality and global supply chain management and has experience in manufacturing, financial services, and international oil exploration. He has consulted for more than 30 organizations, including Hewlett-Packard, Heinz Frozen Foods, Hyundai Corporation, and the U.S. Department of Energy.


Foster is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Operation Management, Decision Sciences, and Quality Management Journal. He has published more than 80 articles in journals such as Decision Sciences, Journal of Operations Management, International Journal of Production Research, and Quality Management Journal. His book Quality Management: Integrating the Supply Chain is an international best seller.


Scott Sampson is the Hazel S. Thorsell Professor of global supply chain management with the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. He teaches MBA, executive MBA, and undergraduate courses in services management and supply chain management.


Sampson is the author of the textbook Understanding Service Businesses, which is used at universities around the world. His award-winning research involves service design paradigms, service quality measurement, and service supply chains. He has published research in leading academic journals, including Management Science, Production and Operations Management, Operations Research, Decision Sciences, and Journal of Operations Management. He received his MBA and PhD degrees from the University of Virginia and taught at Florida State University prior to joining the Brigham Young University faculty.


Cindy Wallin is a professor of global supply chain management at Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management. She earned her PhD in supply chain management from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Wallin’s research focuses on buyer-supplier interfaces in the form of trust-based relationships, information sharing, collaboration, and collaborative inventory management approaches. Her research has been published in various journals, including Decision Sciences Journal, Journal of Supply Chain Management, Quality Management Journal, and Journal of Business Logistics.


Before pursuing her doctoral studies, Wallin was a commodity team manager for Intel Corporation. During her eight years at Intel, she also held the positions of senior buyer, purchasing manager, stores manager, and commodity manager. Before her graduate studies, Wallin also worked as an auditor for the Defense Contract Audit Agency.


Scott Webb is a professor of global supply chain management at Brigham Young University and specializes in logistics management. He received his PhD in logistics and operations management from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. In addition to his PhD, he earned an MS degree in logistics management from the Air Force Institute of Technology and a BA in experimental psychology from the College of Idaho.


During his Air Force Career, Webb worked on both base- and Pentagon-level assignments. He separated from active duty military service in 2008 at the rank of major and after earning both AF Commendation Medals and the AF Meritorious Service Medal.




Table of Contents

Part 1: Integrating Supply Chain and Operations Management


Chapter 1: Introduction to Supply Chain and Operations Management

1)   Why Are You Studying Supply Chain and Operations Management?

2)   Supply Chain and Operations Management

3)   An Integrative Model for SC&O Management

4)   The Four I’s


Chapter 2: Supply Chain and Operations Strategy

1)   Generic SC&O Strategies and Alignment

2)   SC&O Strategy Process and Content

3)   Competitive Landscape and Porter’s five forces

4)   Supply Chain Strategy

5)   Strategy Execution

6)   Strategic Metrics and Measurements

7)   The Changing Strategic Environment: Globalization, Sustainability, and Innovation


Part 2: Innovating Supply Chain and Operations


Chapter 3: Product and Process Design and Mapping

1)   Process Design

2)   Process Mapping

3)   Product Design

4)   Quality Function Deployment

5)   Green Design


Chapter 4: Service Design

1)   Services and Tangibles

2)   The Key Elements of Service Design

3)   Process Chain Network Tool for Service Design

4)   Planning Service Capacity for Uncertain Demand

5)   Queuing Theory


Chapter 5: Customer Relationship Management

1)   Customer Relationships and Systems

2)   Improving Customer Service

3)   Change Relationships through Servitization

4)   Manage Service Supply Chains


Part 3: Impacting Supply Chain and Operations Performance


Chapter 6: Strategic Sourcing

1)   Origins Of The Purchasing Profession

2)   Effect Of Strategic Sourcing On The Firm

3)   Portfolio Approach To Strategic Sourcing

4)   Strategic Cost Management


Chapter 7: Supply Management

1)   The Supplier Management Processes

2)   Identifying Needs

3)   Supplier Selection

4)   Supplier Development

5)   Providing Feedback: The Supplier Scorecard


Chapter 8: Demand Management and Forecasting

1)   The Art of Demand Management

2)   Time Series Forecasting

3)   Naive Forecasting Methods

4)   Time Series Forecasting Using Regression


Chapter 9: Inventory Management Fundamentals and Independent Demand

1)   Inventory

2)   Inventory Management

3)   Demand Analysis

4)   Inventory Models


Chapter 10: Sales and Operations Planning and Enterprise Resource Planning

1)   Sales And Operations Planning

2)   Capacity

3)   Capacity Planning

4)   Enterprise Resource Planning

5)   Material Requirements Management


Chapter 11: Logistics

1)   The Strategic Importance of Logistics

2)   Fundamental Logistics Trade-Offs

3)   The Five Logistics Processes


Part 4: Improving Supply Chain and Operations Management Performance


Chapter 12: Project Management

1)   Project Management

2)   Project Planning Tools


4)   Gantt Charts with Precedence


Chapter 13: Supply Chain Quality Management

1)   Dimensions of Product and Service Quality

2)   Well-Known Quality Experts

3)   What is Supply Chain Quality Management?

4)   Quality in Services

5)   Quality Tools And Approaches


Chapter 14: Statistical Process Control

1)   Statistical Thinking And Variation

2)   Process Stability  

3)   Variables And Attributes Process Control Charts  

4)   Applying Control Charts

5)   Process Capability


Chapter 15: Lean and Six Sigma Management and Leading Change

1)   What is Six Sigma?

2)   Principles of Lean

3)   Lean Practices

4)   Change Management


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