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Strategic Supply Management: Principles, theories and practice, 1st edition

  • Paul Cousins
  • Richard Lamming
  • Brian Squire
  • Benn Lawson

Published by Pearson (December 17th 2007) - Copyright © 2008

1st edition

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Overview

Drawing on international research this text blends established theory and current practice to provide a comprehensive coverage of this wide and constantly developing area.

Table of contents

PART ONE: THE FUNDAMENTALS OF SUPPLY
i. Preface
1. The Supply Challenge
2. The Evolution of Purchasing and Supply Management
3. The Make or Buy Decision: A Theoretical Perspective

4. Sourcing Strategies and Supply Chain Configurations

5. Strategic Supplier Selection
6. Supplier Development

PART TWO: DEVELOPING SUPPLY STRATEGY

7. Supply Strategy: The Development of the Supply Wheel
8. Aligning Supply with Corporate Strategy
9. Competency and Skills Development for Strategic Supply
10. Organisational Structures for Supply Management

11.  Performance Measurement

12. Cost Benefit Analysis

13. Managing Interfirm Relationships

PART THREE: STRATEGIC ISSUES IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
14. Environmental and Ethical Issues in Supply Management
15. Involving Suppliers in New Project Development
16. Public and Regulated Supply Management
17. Electronic Supply
18. The Relevance of Commodities

19. Services Procurement

PART FOUR: FUTURE DECISIONS

20. The Future - A Trajectory for Supply Management

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