Essays on Purchasing and Supply Management

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Springer Science & Business Media, Apr 20, 2011 - Business & Economics - 139 pages
Daniel Kern provides an answer on how to implement the theoretical concepts into day-to-day business of multinational corporations through the empirical validation of SCM models and in-depth casestudies. The four essays cover research on inter-firm collaboration, supply risk management, purchasing competences and research on measuring and benchmarking SCM efforts.
 

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Contents

List of Abbreviations
1
I Introduction
2
A Stakeholderbased Framework forChief Purchasing Officers
5
Model Development and EmpiricalAnalysis
41
FrameworkDevelopment and Application in the Indian Automotive Industry
71
A TCOApproach toSupply Chain Optimization
99
VI Final Conclusion
136
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Dr. Daniel Kern received his doctor’s degree from the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg in business administration at the chair of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Evi Hartmann. He pursues a career in management consulting.

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