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You'll find numerous valuable keys to success in virtually every area of purchasing management, expertly documented in this bestselling, on-the-job handbook. Whether you work in a one-person department or in a complex operation with hundreds of buyers and purchasing executives, you'll benefit immediately from the easy-to-follow tips and techniques you'll find in these pages.
Review the samples of more than 50 different purchasing forms for useful ideas for your own department learn about important legal and ethical practices ... put sure-win purchasing strategies into action ... note how today's corporate environment has changed the purchasing function ... implement proven techniques for pricing and contract administration ... become an effective negotiator... get tips on managing your department for increased productivity ... and much morel
Extensively revised and updated to reflect the challenges and thinking of the 1990s, the Fifth Edition of this encyclopedic handbook retains its incisive focus on issues of major significance to the manufacturing sector, while examining purchasing practices for the new service economy. You'll be crystal clear on the policies and procedures that affect both the manufacturing and service industries with the guidelines presented here.
Plus! The Handbook's top-notch contributors, all leaders in the field of purchasing management, examine the very latest techniques and strategies in team buying; new EDI applications; buyer/supplier partnering; computer advances; international sourcing; quality assurance and customer satisfaction; just-in-time (J.l.T.) purchasing systems; hazardous material disposal; purchasing raw materials, commodities, and MRO supplies; purchasing for resale and more!
Prepared under the auspices of the National Association of Purchasing Management, this longtime classic also examines the related problems of materials management, inventory, traffic, and the host of other jobs that often fall under the purchasing department.
You can't do better than The Purchasing Handbook for the what, why, and how of purchasing management. Its job-tested techniques will save you time and work ... reduce your expenses ... help you make critical decisions ... stimulate new ideas ... and move you up the career ladder!
As an instant problem-solver, convenient desktop reference, and authoritative review of the field, it is unbeatable - your complete professional reference!
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110070459185
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