Quick Response: Managing the Supply Chain to Meet Consumer Demand / Edition 1

Quick Response: Managing the Supply Chain to Meet Consumer Demand / Edition 1

by Bob Lowson, Russell King, Alan Hunter
     
 

This book will provide informed reading for:
* Senior managers of public and private sector organizations, particularly those in an FMCG environment, including specialists in strategic management, manufacturing and operations, marketing, project management and supply chain management and logistics.
* Managers and proprietors of Small and Medium sized

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Overview

This book will provide informed reading for:
* Senior managers of public and private sector organizations, particularly those in an FMCG environment, including specialists in strategic management, manufacturing and operations, marketing, project management and supply chain management and logistics.
* Managers and proprietors of Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs), particularly those charged with supplying retailers in the FMCG sector.
* Academics and students of business and organizational theory including MBA and graduate courses in strategic management, operations, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering and logistics.
* Business and systems analysts.
* General management and logistics consultants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471988335
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/30/1999
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
0.81(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

THE BUSINESS WORLD.

A New Environment.

New Forces.

New Thinking.

QUICK RESPONSE WITHIN THE ORGANIZATION.

Quick Response: Origins, Status and Outlook.

Quick Response Applications.

Quick Response Implementation.

SUPPLY PIPELINE MODELING.

Simulation Studies.

The Sourcing Simulator.

Retail Sourcing and Performance.

The Manufacturing Model.

RESEARCH DIRECTIONS.

Research Directions.

List of Acronyms.

Bibliography.

Index.

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