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

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Garg, Miti
IGI Global, Jan 31, 2012 - Business & Economics - 461 pages
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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.


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A Case Study of Singapore as a Logistics Cluster
A High Stakes Play
Assessing Trade Friendliness of Logistics Services in ASEAN
Section 2
Challenges in Implementing Coopetition
The Case of Rice
Practice and Issues
A Study of EcoFriendly Supply Chain Management at Cement Industries of Chhattisgarh
Section 4
A Case for Infectious Disaster Management
A Case Analysis from Oman
A Conceptual Analysis
Case Study of Akshaya Patra Foundation
Section 5
An InDepth Analysis
Cases of Manufacturing Firms

Aeronautical andAutomotive Supply Chains
Lessons that can be Learnt from the Supply Chain of Boeing 787
The Internationalization Path of Wanxiang
Greening the Automotive Supply Chain
Preliminary Analysis and Findings
An Analysis of Issues and Possible Remedies in the Adoption of RFID in Retail Supply Chains of India
Compilation of References
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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]

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