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

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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; and general management and logistics consultants.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471988335
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/30/1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 0.81 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction and Executive Summary
Pt. I The Business World 1
1 A New Environment 3
2 New Forces 22
3 New Thinking 50
Pt. II Quick Response within the Organization 87
4 Quick Response: Origins, Status and Outlook 89
5 Quick Response Applications 114
6 Quick Response Implementation 154
Pt. III Supply Pipeline Modeling 169
7 Simulation Studies 171
8 The Sourcing Simulator 181
9 Retail Sourcing and Performance 212
10 The Manufacturing Model 225
Pt. IV Research Directions 243
11 Research Directions 245
List of Acronyms 269
Bibliography 273
Index 279
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