Global Supply Chains: Evaluating Regions on an EPIC Framework - Economy, Politics, Infrastructure…

Hardcover | January 7, 2014

byMandyam Srinivasan, Theodore Stank, Philippe-Pierre Dornier

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A proven framework for measuring the supply chainpotential of geographic regions

Managing a complex global supply chain requires astrategic assessment of the various factors that can affect decisions on procurement, manufacturing,warehousing, logistics, distribution, and sales. Co-written by renowned experts in global supply chain management, this book presents a systematic, structured approach to evaluating ten global regions with respect to their supply chain activities.

The maturity level for each region is assessed usingthe EPIC framework--Economy, Politics, Infrastructure,and Competence. Managers of supply chains can use this framework and the exclusive data in this practical, timely resource to identify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of the different global regions and determine their supply chain strategies accordingly.

Global Supply Chains analyzes ten regions:

  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • Southeast Asia
  • Australia
  • The Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)
  • Western Europe
  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • North and Central America
  • South America

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A proven framework for measuring the supply chainpotential of geographic regionsManaging a complex global supply chain requires astrategic assessment of the various factors that can affect decisions on procurement, manufacturing,warehousing, logistics, distribution, and sales. Co-written by renowned experts in global supply chain manag...

Mandyam M. (Srini) Srinivasan, Ph.D., is The Pilot Corporation Chair of Excellence in Leadership in the Business Analytics and Statistics Department at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He won the Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research in 2006. Dr. Srinivasan is the author of Building Lean Supply Chains with t...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:11 × 0.41 × 8.5 inPublished:January 7, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071792317

ISBN - 13:9780071792318

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