Complexity Management with the K-Method: Price Structures, It And Controlling For Procurement Of Packaging Materials: Price Structures, It A by Daniel KossmannComplexity Management with the K-Method: Price Structures, It And Controlling For Procurement Of Packaging Materials: Price Structures, It A by Daniel Kossmann

Complexity Management with the K-Method: Price Structures, It And Controlling For Procurement Of…

byDaniel Kossmann, Donald Kossmann

Hardcover | October 16, 2015

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The book describes the K-Method which has been developed by the authors. The purpose of the K-Method is to negotiate and administrate a complex portfolio of customised materials, all belonging to the same purchasing group (e.g. labels). The underlying idea is to agree prices for specification features, instead of giving each material an individual price based on its unique specification. By doing so, a price formula will be agreed between the buyer and supplier which even defines prices of future materials with any kind of specification.
Donald Kossmann (*1968) , received his Master in Computer Science (Dipl.-Inform.) from the University of Karlsruhe in 1991. He completed his PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) at the RWTH Aachen and his habilitation at the University of Passau. Since 1998 he has been Professor at the TU München, University of Heidelberg and finally at the ETH Zürich....
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Title:Complexity Management with the K-Method: Price Structures, It And Controlling For Procurement Of…Format:HardcoverDimensions:107 pagesPublished:October 16, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Acknowledgements.- Introduction to the Book.- Definitions and typical issues.- The K-Method, example of a price formula.- Solutions for big issues using the K-Method.- Reasonig for the introduction of the K-Method.- The K-Method and other industries.- Outlook on advanced technologies.- Specific issues when designing a price formula.- Implementation in the ERP system.- Specification features of selected categories.- Value analysis.- Step prices.- Consistent prices.- Deduction of the price formula.