Present the latest practices, trends, and developments from the field as PRINCIPLES OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: A BALANCED APPROACH, 5E guides students step-by-step through the management of all supply chain activities. Comprehensive content addresses real concerns related to domestic and global supply chains while one-of-a-kind coverage encompasses processes in operations, purchasing, logistics and then process integration. The book follows the natural flow through the supply chain to create one of the most balanced approaches available. Well-organized chapters demonstrate practical applications of supply chain management in today's workplace with SCM Profiles and new end-of-chapter cases. and MindTap digital resources and assignments are available in addition to an Instructor Companion Website with Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides, and test bank.
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About the Author
Joel D. Wisner is Professor of Supply Chain Management in the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Prior to his academic career, he 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. Dr. Wisner has also authored two other textbooks OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT: A SUPPLY CHAIN PROCESS APPROACH and PROCESS MANAGEMENT: CREATING VALUE ALONG THE SUPPLY CHAIN. His research has 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. 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.
Keah-Choon Tan is Professor of Operations Management in the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Prior to academia, Dr. Tan was a hospital administrator and an account comptroller of a manufacturing firm. He has served as associate dean and department chair at UNLV, as well as editor, co-guest editor, and on the editorial boards of academic journals. He has published articles in the areas of supply chain management, quality, and operations scheduling in numerous academic journals, including Decision Sciences, Decision Support Systems, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, International Journal of Logistics Management, Journal of Supply Chain Management, and OMEGA. Dr. Tan has received several research grants and teaching awards, including the UNLV Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award. He received a BSc degree and an MBA from the University of South Alabama and a PhD in Operations Management from Michigan State University.
G. Keong Leong is Associate Dean in the College of Business Administration and Public Policy at California State University Dominguez Hills. He received an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Malaya and MBA and PhD from the University of South Carolina. He previously taught at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the Ohio State University; was a visiting lecturer at the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management in Dubai, UAE; and a clinical faculty member at the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He has published in Journal of Operations Management, Decision Sciences, Journal of Supply Chain Management, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Journal of Management, European Journal of Operational Research, and International Journal of Production Research, and OMEGA. He has co-authored three books, including OPERATIONS STRATEGY: FOCUSING COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE and CASES IN INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT: A FOCUS ON EMERGING MARKETS, and has received research, teaching, and service awards, including Educator of the Year from the Asian Chamber of Commerce, Dennis E. Grawoig Distinguished Service award from the Decision Sciences Institute, and OM Distinguished Scholar Award from the Academy of Management. He has served as the Decision Sciences Institute President, Editor of Decision Line, At-Large Vice-President, Chair of the Innovative Education Committee, Chair of the Doctoral Student Affairs Committee, co-coordinator for numerous committees, and Co-Program Chair for First DSI World Congress. He also served as Chair of the Professional Development Workshop and Chair of the Operations Management Division for the Academy of Management.