Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Edition: 4th 2005
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Description: Purchasing and supply chain management provides a highly structured and comprehensive approach to the fundamental principles and practice of purchasing and supply chain management. It adopts a rigorous managerial perspective on the process of purchasing and analyses its role, position and importance within business processes. The book is logically structured into three distinct sections: analysis, strategy and planning, and practice. Learning objectives, varied and interesting case studies, thought provoking discussion questions, chapter summaries and the use of a highly accessible style and language reinforce the reader?s understanding of the core management issues and concepts.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $55.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/18/2004
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
|The role of purchasing in the supply chain|
|Industrial buying behaviour: decision making in purchasing|
|The purchasing process: the buyer?s role|
|Markets and products|
|The purchasing management process|
|Purchasing intellegence and market research|
|Strategy And Planning|
|Outsourcing and risk management|
|Purchasing and business strategy|
|Sourcing strategy: getting better results from suppliers|
|Purchasing and supply strategy: electronic marketplaces and e-procurement|
|Purchasing, new product development and quality control|
|Purchasing and supply chain management|
|Getting organized for purchasing|
|Purchasing performance measurement|
|Supplier assessment: cost approaches and techniques|
|Negotiating techniques and rules of conduct|
|Buying for retail companies|
|Facility management and buying of services|
|Public procurement and EC directives|
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