Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Analysis, Strategy, Planning and Practice

ISBN-10: 1408018969

ISBN-13: 9781408018965

Edition: 5th 2010

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Description: Introducing readers to the key principles underlying purchasing and supply chain management, this text provides them with an in-depth discussion of purchasing and supply issues both from a strategic and managerial perspective.

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Book details

List price: $52.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/9/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 418
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Prof. Dr. Arjan J. van Weele holds the NEVI-Chair in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management at Eindhoven University of Technology, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences (IE&IS). He has extensive experience in teaching, research and consultancy and has written numerous articles and books in the areas of strategic management, business logistics and purchasing and supply chain management. In 2003 he received the Hans Ovelgnne Award from the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM) for his outstanding academic contribution in the area of purchasing and supply management.

Core Concepts
The role of purchasing in the value chain
Industrial buying behaviour: decision-making in purchasing
The purchasing management process
Purchasing and facilities management
Buying business services
Public procurement
Market structures and supply market research
Strategy and Planning
Outsourcing and risk management
Purchasing and business strategy
Category sourcing: getting better performance from suppliers
Purchasing, innovation and quality management
Purchasing, logistics and supply chain management
Organization and structure of purchasing
Performance measurement and governance in purchasing
Implementation
Preparing for partnership with suppliers: cost approaches and techniques
Buying and supply management in retail
Purchasing, corporate social responsibility and ethics
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