Cases on Supply Chain and Distribution Management: Issues and Principles: Issues and Principles

Front Cover
Garg, Miti
IGI Global, Jan 31, 2012 - Business & Economics - 461 pages
0 Reviews

Professionals in multinational companies may face several challenges related to the multi-linguistic, multi-faceted aspects of supply chain management in developing and developed economies. Under-developed infrastructures, archaic technology and lack of knowledge of indigenous supply chain management systems have hampered the growth of markets and indigenous businesses in emerging economies.

Cases on Supply Chain and Distribution Management: Issues and Principles introduces readers to a wide selection of case studies covering a multitude of supply chains in different economies of the world and examines major issues related to supply chain management. Concerned with the complete management of the flow of goods, information, and finances, the discipline of supply chain management merits an in-depth analysis. This book presents the latest knowledge on different types of supply chains that exist within the world business environment and acts as catalyst for incumbent global corporations to understand and work around inefficient supply chains, particularly in emerging economies.

 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

A Case Study of Singapore as a Logistics Cluster
1
A High Stakes Play
36
Assessing Trade Friendliness of Logistics Services in ASEAN
54
Section 2
79
Challenges in Implementing Coopetition
80
The Case of Rice
97
Practice and Issues
116
A Study of EcoFriendly Supply Chain Management at Cement Industries of Chhattisgarh
146
Section 4
255
A Case for Infectious Disaster Management
256
A Case Analysis from Oman
269
A Conceptual Analysis
290
Case Study of Akshaya Patra Foundation
330
Section 5
348
An InDepth Analysis
349
Cases of Manufacturing Firms
373

Aeronautical andAutomotive Supply Chains
158
Lessons that can be Learnt from the Supply Chain of Boeing 787
159
The Internationalization Path of Wanxiang
178
Greening the Automotive Supply Chain
189
Preliminary Analysis and Findings
200
An Analysis of Issues and Possible Remedies in the Adoption of RFID in Retail Supply Chains of India
387
Compilation of References
401
About the Contributors
425
Index
433
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2012)

Miti Garg graduated with M.Sc. (Management) by Research from the NUS School of Business in 2006. She obtained her Bachelors in Architecture (B.Arch.) from the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, India in 2001. She joined TLI-AP as a Research Engineer in 2006 and has been part of the team for projects for agencies such as ASEAN and industry leaders such as SAP and NOL. She has also been appointed as project lead for projects with industry partners such as DFS Gallerias and Motorola. She is actively involved in industry and academics-related research.

Sumeet Gupta is an Associate Professor (Faculty of Management) at Shri Shankaracharya Group of Institutions, India. He received PhD (Information systems) as well as MBA from National University of Singapore. He also worked as a research fellow with The Logistics Institute – Asia Pacific, Singapore, where he worked on consultancy projects with SAP A.G., DFS Gallerias, ASEAN secretariat, and EDB Singapore. He has published several papers in top tier International journals (Decision Support Systems, International Journal of e-Commerce, European Journal of Operations Research, Information Resources Management Journal, Information and Management, Psychology and Marketing, Electronic Markets, and Omega-An International Journal of Management Science, International Journal of Electronic Business) and Conferences (International Conference of Information Systems, AMCIS, ECIS, AOM and POMS. He has received Accredited Management Teacher Certification from All India Management Association, India. His research interests are in Supply Chain Management, Virtual Community, Internet security and privacy as well as technology adoption. [Editor]

Bibliographic information