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Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

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ISBN-10: 0273694383

ISBN-13: 9780273694380

Edition: 7th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Brian Farrington, Kenneth Lysons

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Taking an integrated approach to the supply chain and purchasing process, this comprehensive book draws upon the many disciplines that affect the purchasing and supply chain, and that contribute to a full knowledge of purchasing practice and techniques.Following the CIPS syllabus, this well respected text has been completely updated can also be used on foundation and professional courses.
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Book details

Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

Introduction and strategy
What is purchasing?
Strategy and strategic procurement
Logistics and supply chains
Structure and supply chains
Purchasing structure and design
Purchasing procedures
Strategy, tactics and operations
purchasing factors
Supplier relationships
Purchasing: product innovation, supplier involvement and development
Specifying and managing product quality
Matching supply with demand
Sourcing and the management of suppliers
Buying at the right price
Strategy, tactics and operations
buying situations
Contrasting approaches to supply
Buying from overseas
Strategy, tactics and operations
negotiation, support tools and performance
Support tools
Purchasing research, performance and ethics
Personal ethical code of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
Principles and standards of purchasing practice (ISM)