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Managing Buyer-Supplier Relations
     

Managing Buyer-Supplier Relations

by Rajesh Nellore
 

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ISBN-10: 0415253039

ISBN-13: 9780415253031

Pub. Date: 08/08/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Managing suppliers is a complex process that is often underestimated. This book presents research carried out by a practising manager in the automotive industry, coupled with over six hundred interviews with representatives from the automotive, aircraft and white goods industries, in order to describe the tools and techniques needed to better manage suppliers. The

Overview

Managing suppliers is a complex process that is often underestimated. This book presents research carried out by a practising manager in the automotive industry, coupled with over six hundred interviews with representatives from the automotive, aircraft and white goods industries, in order to describe the tools and techniques needed to better manage suppliers. The work offers a specification perspective, and includes analysis of models for outsourcing, visions for suppliers for capacity building, meaning of specification flow and the future of managing suppliers, including systems supply and digital procurement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415253031
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/08/2001
Series:
Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. A Theoretical Perspective on Specifications
2. Specifications - Do We Really Understand Them?
3. Visionary Driven Outsourced Development
4. Redefining the Role of Product Specifications
5. Mapping the Flow of Specifications
6. Strategic Outsourcing Through Specifications
7. Portfolio approaches to Procurement - Analysing the Missing Link to Specifications - A Case Example of Toyota
8. Contracts to Help Validate Specifications
9. Digital Procurement

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