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Reinventing the Supply Chain Life Cycle Strategies and Methods for Analysis and Decision Making

ISBN-10: 0132963876
ISBN-13: 9780132963879
Edition: 2013 (Revised)
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Description: Optimize supply chains throughout their entire lifecycle: creation, growth, maturity, and decline! Reflecting up-to-the-minute "in-the-trenches" experience and pioneering research, this book illuminates the complex transformational processes  More...

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Book details

Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 11/20/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Optimize supply chains throughout their entire lifecycle: creation, growth, maturity, and decline! Reflecting up-to-the-minute "in-the-trenches" experience and pioneering research, this book illuminates the complex transformational processes associated with managing complex supply chains that incorporate multiple products and services within ever-changing networks. Marc J. Schniederjans and Stephen B. Legrand walk you through: starting, creating, and building new supply chains; then, realigning those supply chains for growth, adjusting to dynamic change, readjusting networks, building flexibility, and managing new supply chain risks. Next, they offer practical, realistic guidance for realigning "mature" supply chains, innovating, controlling costs; and smoothly managing declining demand. Throughout, they offer invaluable insights and tools for negotiating, measuring performance, anticipating change, improving agility and flexibility, meeting commitments to social responsibility and the law; and much more. Based on the authors' up-to-the minute supply chain experience and pioneering academic research,Reinventing the Supply Chain Life Cyclecontains many real-world examples and interviews with executives from some of the world’s top organizations. It integrates content related to key certifications and offers valuable material that can be incorporated directly into existing supply chain practices, procedures, and policies.

About the Authors
Preface
Developing Supply Chain Strategies
Terms
Prerequisite Material
Supply Chain Strategic Planning
Critical Success Factors in Developing a Supply Chain Strategy
Supply Chain Strategies
A Procedure for Supply Chain Strategy Development
Starting Place for Strategy Development: Customer Value
What's Next?
Designing Supply Chains
Terms
Prerequisite Material
Design Consideration in a Firm's Supply Chain Organizational Structure
Approaches to Supply Chain Design
Other Topics in Supply Chain Design
What's Next?
Staffing Supply Chains
Terms
Prerequisite Material
Staffing Supply Chains
Global Staffing Considerations
Other Staffing Topics
What's Next?
Managing Supply Chains
Terms
Prerequisite Material
Managerial Topics in Planning/Organizing Supply Chains
Managerial Topics in Staffing Supply Chains
Managerial Topics in Leading/Directing Supply Chains
Managerial Topics in Monitoring/Controlling Supply Chains
What's Next?
Social, Ethical, and Legal Considerations
Terms
Prerequisite Material
Principles and Standards of Ethical Supply Management Conduct
Principles of Social Responsibility
Measuring Social Responsibility Performance
Other Social, Ethical, and Legal Topics
What's Next?
Sustainable Supply Chains
Terms
Prerequisite Material
Managing Sustainable Supply Chains
A Model for Sustainability
Other Topics in Sustainability
What's Next?
Aligning Supply Chains to Meet Life Cycle Customer Demands
Terms
Prerequisite Material
Demand Planning Procedure
Aligning Supply Chain Resources
Other Alignment Topics
What's Next?
Negotiating
Terms
Prerequisite Material
Guiding Principles in Negotiating Agreements
Other Negotiation Topics
What's Next?
Building an Agile and Flexible Supply Chain
Terms
Prerequisite Material
Agile Supply Chains
Flexible Supply Chain
Other Topics Related to Agile and Flexible Supply Chains
What's Next?
Developing Partnerships in Supply Chains
Terms
Prerequisite Material
Supplier Relationship Management Implementation Model
Other Topics Related to Developing Partnership in Supply Chains
What's Next?
Risk Management
Terms
Prerequisite Material
A Risk Management Process
Strategies and Tactics for Mitigating Risk
Other Topics in Risk Management
What's Next?
Lean and Other Cost-Reduction Strategies in Supply Chain Management
Terms
Prerequisite Material
Lean Supply Chain Management Principles
Other Cost-Reduction Strategies
Other Topics in Lean and Other Cost-Reduction Strategies in Supply Chain Management
What's Next?
Strategic Planning in Outsourcing
Terms
Prerequisite Material
Strategic Planning and the Outsourcing Process
Other Topics in Strategic Planning in Outsourcing
What's Next?
Interview with Mr. Mike Orr of Genuine Parts Company
Introduction
About the Interviewee
About Genuine Parts Company
Interview Questions and Answers
Interview with Mr. Mark Holifield of The Home Depot
Introduction
About the Interviewee
About The Home Depot
Interview Questions and Answers
Interview with Mr. Yadi Kamelian of Lincoln Industries
Introduction
About the Interviewee
About Lincoln Industries
Interview Questions and Answers
Interview with Mr. Eddie Capel of Manhattan Associates
Introduction
About the Interviewee
About Manhattan Associates
Interview Questions and Answers
Interview with Mr. Ron Robinson of LI-COR Biosciences
Introduction
About the Interviewee
About LI-COR
Interview Questions and Answers
Interview with Mr. James Chris Gaffney of The Coca-Cola Company
Introduction
About the Interviewee
About the Coca-Cola Company
Interview Questions and Answers
Interview with Mr. Brent Beabout of Office Depot
Introduction
About the Interviewee
About Office Depot
Interview Questions and Answers
Novelette: So You Want to Build a Plant in a Foreign Country
Novelette: So You Want to Eliminate a Plant in a Foreign Country
References
Index

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