Managing the Global Supply Chain (Collection) [NOOK Book]

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A brand new collection of insights and actionable techniques for world-class supply chain management… 2 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price!

2 authoritative eBooks deliver comprehensive resources for managing state-of-the-art supply chains in challenging global environments

Master the latest techniques for overcoming your most difficult operations and supply chain management challenges! This unique 2 eBook ...

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Managing the Global Supply Chain (Collection)

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Overview

A brand new collection of insights and actionable techniques for world-class supply chain management… 2 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price!

2 authoritative eBooks deliver comprehensive resources for managing state-of-the-art supply chains in challenging global environments

Master the latest techniques for overcoming your most difficult operations and supply chain management challenges! This unique 2 eBook package will help you address issues ranging from Lean/Six Sigma to transportation and warehousing, and anticipate emerging global issues – so you can transform them from risks into competitive advantages. The Encyclopedia of Operations Management is the perfect single-volume "field manual" for every supply chain or operations management practitioner and student. Nearly 1,500 well-organized, up-to-date definitions cover: accounting, customer service, distribution, e-business, economics, finance, forecasting, HR, industrial engineering, industrial relations, inventory management, healthcare management, Lean, logistics, maintenance engineering, management IS, marketing/sales, product development, operations research, organizational behavior/management, time management, production planning/control, purchasing, reliability, quality, service management, simulation, statistics, strategic management, systems engineering, supply chain management, theory of constraints, transportation, warehousing, and more. Next, in Global Macrotrends and Their Impact on Supply Chain Management, Chad W. Autry, Thomas J. Goldsby, John E. Bell prepare you to manage supply and demand in a world marked by demographic and economic shifts that will turn markets upside down. They offer a complete decision framework and practical tools, insights, and guidance for systematically mitigating new risks and building long-term competitive advantage. This book focuses squarely on emerging societal, technological, geopolitical, and environmental macro trends, helping you assess the impacts of population growth, migration, urbanization; socioeconomic change, global connectivity, environmental issues, geopolitics, growing scarcity, transportation congestion, aging infrastructure, and emerging supply-demand imbalances. It also provides comprehensive mitigation strategies based on logistics, resource recovery, resource protection, and demand/supply shaping. This collection will be an indispensable resource for all supply chain, logistics, sourcing, and operations management executives, managers, and professionals; and for all operations/supply chain research professionals, instructors, and graduate students.

From world-renowned supply chain management experts Arthur V. Hill, Chad W. Autry, Thomas J. Goldsby, and John E. Bell

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133091731
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 3/16/2013
  • Series: FT Press Operations Management
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 729
  • File size: 22 MB
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Meet the Author

Arthur V. Hill, Ph.D. is Associate Dean for MBA Programs in the Carlson School of Management and the John and Nancy Lindahl Professor for Excellence in Business Education in the University of Minnesota’s Operations and Management Science Department. He co-edited The Journal of Operations Management, a leading academic research journal in the field. A Fellow of the American Production Inventory Control Society, he wrote the APICS CPIM and CIRM certification exams for many years. He served two terms on the board of POMS, the world’s leading society for operations management professors. Chad W. Autry, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Tennessee's College of Business Administration. He contributes actively to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and the Warehouse Education and Research Council, and has led at state and national levels for the Production and Operations Management Society and Institute for Supply Management. Thomas J. Goldsby, Ph.D., Professor of Logistics at The Ohio State University, is Associate Director of its Center for Operational Excellence and Research Associate at its Global Supply Chain Forum. He has supervised over 100 Lean/Six Sigma supply chain projects with industry partners, and co-authored Lean Six Sigma Logistics. John E. Bell, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Tennessee's College of Business Administration, and a board member of the Western Decision Sciences Institute. He earned his Ph.D. in Management at Auburn, taught at the Air Force Institute of Technology and Georgia College & State University, and spent over 20 years as a U.S. Air Force logistics and maintenance officer.

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Table of Contents

The Encyclopedia of Operations Management: A Field Manual and Glossary of Operations Management Terms and Concepts

Global Macrotrends and Their Impact on Supply Chain Management: Strategies for Gaining Competitive Advantage

Preface xiv

Part I Global Macrotrends Impacting the Supply Chain Environment 1

Chapter 1 Supply Chain Management in the 21st Century 3

Chapter 2 Global Population Growth and Migration 21

Chapter 3 Global Connectivity and Socioeconomic Leveling 55

Chapter 4 The Changing Physical Environment 83

Chapter 5 Geopolitical and Social Systems Disruptions 111

Part II Macrotrend Implications for Supply Chain Functionality 147

Chapter 6 Implications for Supply Chain Planning: Demand and Supply Uncertainty 149

Chapter 7 Implications for Sourcing/Procurement: Natural Resource Scarcity 165

Chapter 8 Implications for Production: Disrupted Process Flows 185

Chapter 9 Implications for Transportation/Logistics: Congestion and Infrastructure Decay 207

Part III Macrotrend Risk-Mitigation Strategies 225

Chapter 10 Mitigating Supply-Driven Imbalance 227

Chapter 11 Mitigating Demand-Driven Imbalance 247

Index 275

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