Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Cengage Learning, Jul 23, 2008 - Business & Economics - 840 pages
PURCHASING AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, 4rd Edition is a turnkey solution for providing current and thorough coverage for this critical area of the supply chain. This book is not only a text but a reference as well, and is established as one of the leading-edge strategy and purchasing books. You'll gain contextual insights and knowledge into the strategies, processes, and practices of purchasing through use of the many cases and examples. Because of their relationships with executives and practitioners worldwide, the authors are able to present unique and up-to-date insights that lead to greater understanding of the purchasing process.
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