Competing Through Supply Chain Management: Creating Market-Winning Strategies Through Supply Chain Partnerships / Edition 1

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Overview

This is the first book to provide a complete definition of the fundamental principles and practical applications of supply chain management (SCM). More importantly, the book centers around understanding SCM as a fundamentally new business management philosophy, seeking to exploit the competitive advantage to be gained from leveraging the core, innovative competencies of systems of supply chain partnerships.
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A guide for managers, consultants, and researchers to using partnerships with suppliers as a core business strategy, rather than the current focus on internal factors that replaced the earlier emphasis on markets. Explains such aspects as the business environment, developing strategies, managing the supply channel and inventory, quality and performance measurement, the work force and information technology, and implementation. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Meeting the Challenge of Supply Chain Management 1
Ch. 2 The Challenge of Today's Business Environment 36
Ch. 3 Evolution of Supply Chain Management 72
Ch. 4 Developing SCM Strategies 109
Ch. 5 Supply Channel Management 149
Ch. 6 Supply Chain Inventory Management 193
Ch. 7 Supply Chain Quality and Performance Measurement 247
Ch. 8 The Work Force and Information Technology 289
Ch. 9 Implementing Supply Chain Management 330
Index 357
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