Purchasing and the Management of Materials / Edition 7

Purchasing and the Management of Materials / Edition 7

by Gary J. Zenz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471549835

ISBN-13: 9780471549833

Pub. Date: 12/27/1993

Publisher: Wiley

Providing the latest information on public purchasing figures and salaries, this edition prepares readers for purchasing in the 90s. Compact yet comprehensive, it offers invaluable guidance in order to prepare for the Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) exam. Focuses on such critical issues as the effects of global currency fluctuations on purchasing, TQM, ISO 9000

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Overview

Providing the latest information on public purchasing figures and salaries, this edition prepares readers for purchasing in the 90s. Compact yet comprehensive, it offers invaluable guidance in order to prepare for the Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) exam. Focuses on such critical issues as the effects of global currency fluctuations on purchasing, TQM, ISO 9000 and strategic partnering. Brief, manageable case studies provide an excellent resource for class discussion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471549833
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/27/1993
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.47(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

The Functions and Contributions of Purchasing and Materials Management.

Purchase Strategy and Forecasting.

Basic Procedures and Purchasing Techniques.

Organizational Considerations and Alternatives.

Sourcing.

Quantity and Inventory Planning and Control.

Managing Quality.

Purchasing in a Global Marketplace.

Purchasing and Materials Management in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors.

Legal Considerations.

Health-Care Purchasing.

Acquisition and Disposal of Capital Equipment.

Value Analysis.

Transportation and Traffic Management.

Reclamation and Salvage Procedures.

Make-or-Buy Decisions.

Forward Buying, Speculation, and Hedging.

Purchasing with Ethics and Social Responsibility.

Cases.

Appendices.

Selected Bibliography.

Glossary.

Index.

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