Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

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Cengage Learning, Jul 23, 2008 - Business & Economics - 840 pages
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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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Contents

Purchasing Operations and Structure
35
Strategic Sourcing
187
Strategic Sourcing Process
381
Critical Supply Chain Elements
583
Future Directions
741
Cases
769
Index
795
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About the author (2008)

Robert M. Monczka, Ph.D., is Distinguished Research Professor of Supply Chain Management in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He also serves as Director of Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Strategy Research at CAPS Research, where he leads initiatives focused on sourcing and supply strategy innovation, development, and implementation. Dr. Monczka has published more than 200 books and articles and is a frequent speaker at professional meetings. He has consulted worldwide with leading companies in the Fortune 100 and has received two National Science Foundation grants to study supply strategy. Dr. Monczka also is Professor Emeritus at Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University.

Robert B. Handfield, Ph.D., is Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management in the College of Management at North Carolina State University. He also is Co-Director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (http:// scrc.ncsu.edu). Dr. Handfield serves as Consulting Editor of the Journal of Operations Management and is on the editorial board of several leading academic journals. His research focuses on strategic sourcing, supply market intelligence, supplier relationship management, and sourcing overseas. He has served in consulting and executive education roles for more than 20 Fortune 500 companies.

Larry C. Giunipero, Ph.D., CPSM, C.P.M., is Professor of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management at Florida State University. He has published more than 55 articles in various academic journals. His research interests focus on supply management, including supply chain sourcing strategies and relationships, supply management skills and competencies, risk management, global sourcing, and e-purchasing. Dr. Giunipero has served as a consultant and/or executive trainer to more than 25 Fortune 1000 organizations both domestically and globally. He holds a Ph.D. from Michigan State University.

James L. Patterson, Ph.D., C.P.M., A.P.P., is Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Department of Management at Western Illinois University - Quad Cities. A Michigan State University Ph.D. alumnus, he holds lifetime C.P.M. and A.P.P. credentials from the Institute for Supply Management. Dr. Patterson has been honored twice as Outstanding Teacher of the Year for WIU's College of Business and Technology and has appeared four times in WHO'S WHO AMONG AMERICA'S TEACHERS. He is a longtime reviewer for the JOURNAL OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT. Dr. Patterson's research interests include supply chain risk management, buyer-supplier relationships, negotiation and conflict resolution, and sourcing strategy.

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