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Streamline your studying and get the grade you want with PRINCIPLES OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: A BALANCED APPROACH, Second Edition. With this textbook, you'll learn from real case studies, as well as games--like The Beer Game Supply Chain Management Simulation--how to understand and apply supply chain management. The coverage in this text uses a broad brush to encompass OM, purchasing, and logistics with a supply chain management focus, covering a great deal of content that isn't currently available elsewhere. The book guides you through how all aspects of supply chain activity are accomplished effectively and efficiently. It brings you the real world of supply chain management. The authors break down supply chain issues into purchasing, operations, and logistics. This is one of the most--if not the most--balanced supply chain management texts available, and it follows a natural flow through the supply chain. The well-organized chapters include excellent case studies, demonstrating the practical application of supply chain management in the workplace. Profiles throughout the text reinforce the studies, and help to reinforce your learning. This second edition also includes a number of new cases, in addition to the previous 15 cases, all packaged on the Student CD. Each of the 14 chapters includes revised and updated Supply Chain Management in Action opening features, e-Business Connection features, Global Perspective features, and company examples to ensure that current supply chain management issues are covered in depth.
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Joel D. Wisner is Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Prior to his academic career, he worked as an engineer in the oil industry in West Texas and the Louisiana Gulf Coast. His research interests encompass quality assessment and improvement strategies along the supply chain. Dr. Wisner also coauthored PROCESS MANAGEMENT, and his articles have appeared in numerous journals, including JOURNAL OF BUSINESS LOGISTICS, JOURNAL OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, JOURNAL OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION, PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, and QUALITY MANAGEMENT JOURNAL. He earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from New Mexico State University, his MBA from West Texas State University, and his PhD in Supply Chain Management from Arizona State University.Review:
PART I: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: AN OVERVIEW. 1. Introduction to Supply Chain Management. Part II: PURCHASING ISSUES IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT. 2. Purchasing Management. 3. Supplier Relationship Management. 4. Strategic Sourcing for Successful Supply Chain Management. PART III: OPERATIONS ISSUES IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT. 5. Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment. 6. Enterprise Resource Planning Systems. 7. Inventory Management. 8. Process Management: Just-In-Time and Total Quality Management. PART IV: DISTRIBUTION ISSUES IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT. 9. Logistics Management. 10. Customer Relationship Management. 11. Location Decisions. 12. Service Response Logistics. PART V: SUSTAINING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE. 13. Process Integration. 14. Performance Measurement. Appendix 1. Appendix 2. Glossary. Author Index. Subject Index.
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