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Purchasing and the Management of Materials

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ISBN-10: 0471549835

ISBN-13: 9780471549833

Edition: 7th 1994 (Revised)

Authors: Gary J. Zenz, George H. Thompson

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Providing the latest information on public purchasing figures and salaries, this edition prepares readers for purchasing in the 90s. Compact yet comprehensive, it offers invaluable guidance in order to prepare for the Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) exam. Focuses on such critical issues as the effects of global currency fluctuations on purchasing, TQM, ISO 9000 and strategic partnering. Brief, manageable case studies provide an excellent resource for class discussion.
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Book details

Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/27/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 752
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Partial table of contents
The Functions and Contributions of Purchasing and Materials Management
Purchase Strategy and Forecasting
Basic Procedures and Purchasing Techniques
Organizational Considerations and Alternatives
Quantity and Inventory Planning and Control
Managing Quality
Purchasing in a Global Marketplace
Purchasing and Materials Management in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors
Legal Considerations
Health-Care Purchasing
Acquisition and Disposal of Capital Equipment
Value Analysis
Transportation and Traffic Management
Reclamation and Salvage Procedures
Make-or-Buy Decisions
Forward Buying, Speculation, and Hedging
Purchasing with Ethics and Social Responsibility
Selected Bibliography