Best Practice Procurement: Public and Private Sector Perspectives

Best Practice Procurement: Public and Private Sector Perspectives

by Andrew Erridge, Ruth Fee, John McIllroy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0566083663

ISBN-13: 9780566083662

Pub. Date: 04/01/2001

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

This book presents a range of cutting edge perspectives on subjects which are central to improving purchasing performance, including supply chain management, outsourcing and partnership, professional development, IT and e-commerce and performance evaluation.  See more details below

Overview

This book presents a range of cutting edge perspectives on subjects which are central to improving purchasing performance, including supply chain management, outsourcing and partnership, professional development, IT and e-commerce and performance evaluation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780566083662
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
04/01/2001
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part One Supply Chain Management: Introduction; Co-evolutionary purchasing - several steps beyond supply chain management? - Laura Forker and Peter Stannack; Power, cost and value appropriation in the publishing supply and value chain - Glyn Watson, Andrew Cox and Eleftheria Noula; The role of main contractors in developing customer focus up and down construction's supply chain - Mohammed Saad and Martyn Jones; Environmental purchasing - tools of engagement - J Gordon Murray and Valerie E Cupples; A comprehensive conceptual model for managing environmental impacts, costs and risks in supply chains - Richard Lamming, Paul Cousins, Frances Bowen and Adam Faruk. Part Two Outsourcing and Partnership: Introduction; Outsourcing - a national and sector level perspective on policy and practice - Louise Knight and Christine Harland; A framework for classification of services to gain strategic purchasing insights - Johanna Rantala (née Stenberg) and Veli-Matti Virolainen; Supplier classification as an enabler for a differentiated purchasing strategy - Johan Lilliecreutz and Lars Ydreskog; Beyond the 'core versus non-core' logic - the need for a contingency model for effective outsourcing in the public and private sectors - Andrew Cox, Chris Lonsdale and Glyn Watson; The role of power in partnership relationships - an empirical investigation of the current body of knowledge - Arjan van Weele and Frank Rozemeijer. Part Three Organization and Management: Introduction; From ideology to action - options, issues, roadblocks and realities of driving change in purchasing and supply - Jon Hughes; Getting to the fundamentals in procurement training - Howard McCulloch; A cross-sector comparison of purchasing team use - P Fraser Johnson, Michiel R Leenders, Robert D Klassen and Harold E Fearon; A quart from a pint pot? - developing the effective use of purchasing consortia - John Ritchie and Tom Chadwick. Part Four Electronic Commerce: Introduction; The impact of electronic commerce on purchasing in the supply chain - John Fraser, Nuran Fraser and Frank McDonald; The strategic contribution of e-commerce to MRO procurement - Simon R Croom; Supporting decentralized supplier management by publishing tenders on the Internet - W Brenner and G Wilking; Making use of Internet technology to achieve lean management in the West Midlands automotive supply chain - D M Thompson, G R Homer, P Costello and S Garner; Purchasing consortia and Internet technology - Daniel Corsten and Michael Zagler. Part Five Performance Evaluation: Introduction; Procurement evaluation within the DVLA - Ann Esain, David Griffiths and Peter Hines; Purchasing performance in the UK's Higher Education sector - functional measures to help in strategic development for the 21st century - Florence Gregg; Benchmarking for strategic procurement - practices of Polish companies in an international context - Danuta Kisperska-Moron; Textbook methods for auditing purchasing and supply management - do they work in practice? - Hannu Vanharanta; Process management and performance measurement in the supply chain - a food distribution case - Donna Samuel and Peter Hines; Index.

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