Designing and Managing the Supply Chain 3e with Student CD / Edition 3

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Overview

Designing and Managing the Supply Chain, 3/e provides state-of-the-art models, concepts, and solution methods that are important for the design, control, operation, and management of supply chain systems. In particular, the authors attempt to convey the intuition behind many key supply chain concepts and to provide simple techniques that can be used to analyze various aspects of the supply chain. Topical coverage reflects the authors’ desire to introduce students to those aspects of supply chain management that are critical to the success of a business. Although many essential supply chain management issues are interrelated, the authors strive to make each chapter as self-contained as possible, so that the reader can refer directly to chapters covering topics of interest. Each chapter utilizes numerous case studies and examples, and mathematical and technical sections can be skipped without loss of continuity.

The 3rd edition represents a substantial revision. While the structure and philosophy were kept intact, the authors placed an increasing importance on finding or developing effective frameworks that illustrate many important supply chain issues. At the same time, motivated by new developments in industry, they added material on a variety of topics new to the book while increasing the coverage of others.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Inventory Management and Risk Pooling

Chapter 3: Network planning

Chapter 4: Supply contracts

Chapter 5: The Value of information

Chapter 6: Supply Chain integration

Chapter 7: Distribution strategies

Chapter 8: Strategic alliances

Chapter 9: Procurement and Outsourcing Strategies

Chapter 10: Global Logistics and Risk Management

Chapter 11: Coordinated product and supply chain design

Chapter 12: Customer Value

Chapter 13: Smart Pricing

Chapter 14: Information Technology and Business Processes

Chapter 15: Technology standards

Appendix A: Computerized Beer Game

Appendix B: Risk Pool Game

Appendix C: Supply Contract Spreadsheet

Appendix D: Bidding Game

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