The Second Edition of Purchasing and Supply Management focuses on the next generation of professionals as it outlines the most current methods in purchasing and supply chain management. With W.C. Benton’s step-by-step approach, both students and professionals can gain analytical purchasing skills. Real case studies and exercises help students transform purchasing theory into purchasing practice and implementation. Some of the topics include purchasing business processes, price cost analysis, professional services, and transportation, global, and healthcare purchasing.
Dr. Benton has published more than one hundred articles in the areas of purchasing management, inventory control, supply chain management, quality assurance, and materials management. He has been ranked #1 out of 753 quality and quantity researchers in operations management, has served as a consultant for IBM, RCA, Frigidaire, and state Departments of Transportation, among others, and is the founder of the Purchasing and Supply Management Association (PSMA) at the Fisher College of Business.
|Publisher:||Irwin Professional Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
Table of Contents
PrefacePart 1: Introduction to Purchasing and Supply ManagementChapter 1: Purchasing and Supply ManagementChapter 2: Purchasing Decisions and Business StrategyChapter 3: The Legal Aspects of PurchasingPart 2: Materials ManagementChapter 4: Materials ManagementChapter 5: Inventory ManagementChapter 6: Just-In-Time (Lean) PurchasingChapter 7: Purchasing Procedures, E-Purchasing, and Systems ContractingPart 3: Fundamentals of Purchasing and Supply ManagementChapter 8: Supplier Selection and EvaluationChapter 9: Strategic Outsourcing Chapter 10: Global SourcingChapter 11: Purchasing, Supply Partnerships, and Supply Chain PowerChapter 12: Total Quality Management (TQM) and PurchasingPart 4: Price/Cost Analysis and Negotiation StrategiesChapter 13: Price DeterminationChapter 14: Bargaining and NegotiationsPart 5: Special Purchasing ApplicationChapter 15: Purchasing Transportation ServicesChapter 16: Equipment Acquisition and DisposalChapter 17: Healthcare Purchasing and Supply ManagementChapter 18: Procuring Professional Services