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Strategic Purchasing And Supply Chain Management, 2nd Edition

Malcolm Saunders

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Strategic Purchasing And Supply Chain Management, 2nd Edition

By Malcolm Saunders
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Overview
Author
Malcolm Saunders
Edition
2nd
ISBN
9780273623823
Published Date
13/03/1997
Pages
368

Published in association with the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), this book is ideal for undergraduate and masters students of purchasing and supply and is especially suitable for CIPS graduate Diploma students taking the unit in 'purchasing and supply chain management 1: strategy'.

The 2nd edition of this successful text continues to provide students with a clear understanding of the scope and potential of purchasing and supply chain management strategy in a variety of international organisations. The book has been updated to examine ongoing changes taking place in the business world and look at their implications for purchasing and supply chain management.

The text takes an integrated approach to the strategic management of the supply chain and sees this as a central component of the management function. It demonstrates the links between developments in the field of purchasing and changes in business strategy and functional areas such as marketing strategy and manufacturing strategy.

Features

  • new section on terms and models
  • links ideas to action, theory to practice
  • draws upon a wide reange of sources, both academic and business
  • includes objectives in each chapter and case studies at the end of the book
  • gives suggested questions for consideration at the end of each case study
  • contains references to further reading
  • includes guides to the structure of all parts and chapters.

Table of contents

I INTRODUCTION.
1. Environmental change and strategic requirements 
changes in environmental conditions and their impact on business.
2. Approaches to Strategic Management.
3. From Corporate Strategy to Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Strategy.
4. The Content of Supply Chain Management Strategies.
II: THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PURCHASING AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES.
5. Strategic Management of Quality.
6. Strategic Management of Material Flow.
7. Strategic Management of Costs and Added Value.
8. Strategic Management of Supplier Relationships.
9. Strategic Management of Human Resources in the Supply Chain.
Conclusions.