Purchasing and Supply Chain Management: Analysis, Planning and Practice

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management: Analysis, Planning and Practice

by Arjan van Weele

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781861529787
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA Higher Education
Publication date: 01/28/2002
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 7.38(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

Prof. Dr. Arjan J. van Weele holds the NEVI-Chair in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management at Eindhoven University of Technology, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences (IE&IS). He has extensive experience in teaching, research and consultancy and has written numerous articles and books in the areas of strategic management, business logistics and purchasing and supply chain management. In 2003 he received the Hans Ovelgönne Award from the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM) for his outstanding academic contribution in the area of purchasing and supply management.

Table of Contents

Introduction. PART 1: ANALYSIS. 1. The Role of Purchasing in the Supply Chain. 2. Industrial Buying Behaviour: Decision Making in Purchasing. 3. The Purchasing Process: The Buyers Role. 4. Markets and Products. 5. The Purchasing Management Process. PART 2: PLANNING. 6. Purchasing Market Research. 7. Purchasing and Business Strategy. 8. Sourcing Strategy: Getting Better Results from Suppliers. 9. Purchasing and Supply Strategy, Electronic Market Places and E-Procurement. 10. Purchasing Engineering and Quality Control. 11. Purchasing and Supply Chain Management. 12. Getting Organised for Purchasing. 13. Purchasing Performance Measurement. PART 3: PRACTICE. 14. Supplier Assessment: Cost Approaches and Techniques. 15. Negotiating Techniques and Rules of Conduct. 16. The Purchasing Function in Trade and Retail Companies. 17. Buying in a Facilities Environment. 18. Public Procurement and EC Directives. Summary & Assignments. Bibliography. Index.

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