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Overview

The coverage in Supply Chain Management: A Balanced Approach is balanced and uses a broad brush to encompass OM, purchasing, and distribution with a supply chain management focus and covers a great deal of content that isn't currently available. The book guides the reader through how all aspects of supply chain activity are accomplished effectively and efficiently.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780324191875
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/25/2004
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 8.28 (w) x 10.16 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Joel D. Wisner is Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from New Mexico State University, his MBA from West Texas State University, and his PhD in Supply Chain Management from Arizona State University. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Wisner worked as an engineer in the oil industry in West Texas and the Louisiana Gulf Coast. His research interests encompass quality assessment and improvement strategies along the supply chain. His articles have appeared in numerous journals, including JOURNAL OF BUSINESS LOGISTICS, JOURNAL OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, JOURNAL OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION, PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, and QUALITY MANAGEMENT JOURNAL. Dr. Wisner has coauthored another textbook, PROCESS MANAGEMENT, also published by South-Western.

G. Keong Leong is Professor and Chair of the Management Department in the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He received an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Malaya and an M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. He was previously a member of the faculty at The Ohio State University and held a visiting position at Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management. His publications appear in academic journals such as DECISION SCIENCES, JOURNAL OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, INTERFACES, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, and INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, among others. He has co-authored two books, OPERATIONS STRATEGY: FOCUSING COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE and CASES IN INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT: A FOCUS ON EMERGING MARKETS, and received research and teaching awards, including an Educator of the Year award from the Asian Chamber of Commerce in Las Vegas. Leong is listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in America, and Who's Who in American Education.

Keah-Choon Tan is Chair of the Marketing Department and Professor of Operations Management at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He received a BS and an MBA from the University of South Alabama and a PhD in Operations Management from Michigan State University. He is a certified purchasing manager of the Institute for Supply Management and is certified in production and inventory management by the APICS. He has published articles in the area of supply chain management, quality, and operations scheduling in academic journals and magazines. Prior to academia, Dr. Tan was a hospital administrator and an account comptroller of a manufacturing firm. He has served as co-track chair and on various committees for the Decision Sciences Institute. Dr. Tan has served as editor and co-guest editor and on the editorial boards of academic journals. He has received several research grants and teaching awards, including the UNLV Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: AN OVERVIEW. 1. Introduction to Supply Chain Management. Part 2: PURCHASING ISSUES IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT. 2. Purchasing Management. 3. Creating and Managing Supplier Relationships. 4. Strategic Sourcing for Successful Supply Chain Management. Case Studies. Part 3: OPERATIONS ISSUES IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT. 5. Demand Forecasting and Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment. 6. Aggregate Planning and Inventory Management. 7. Enterprise Resource Planning Systems. 8. Process Management: Just-In-Time and Total Quality Management. Case Studies. Part 4: DISTRIBUTION ISSUES IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT. 9. Domestic and International Transportation. 10. Customer Relationship Management. 11. Facility Location Decisions. 12. Service Response Logistics. Case Studies. Part 5: SUSTAINING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE. 13. Supply Chain Process Integration. 14. Performance Measurement Along the Supply Chain. 15. Looking to the Future of Supply Chain Management. Case Studies.

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