Strategic Operations Management: A Value Chain Approach by David WaltersStrategic Operations Management: A Value Chain Approach by David Walters

Strategic Operations Management: A Value Chain Approach

byDavid Walters

Paperback | November 22, 2006

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The value chain framework has made its way to the forefront of management thought as a powerful analysis tool for strategic planning. Its ultimate goal is to maximize value creation while minimizing costs. In this book David Walters applies the framework to strategic decision making in the field of operations management.
DAVID WALTERS is currently Professor of Management at the Sydney Graduate School of Management, University of Western Sydney, Australia. He was previously Head of the Business Department at Macquarie University and will be leaving UWS at the end of May to take up a post at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, where he will...
Title:Strategic Operations Management: A Value Chain ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:440 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.9 inPublished:November 22, 2006Publisher:Red Globe PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230507654

ISBN - 13:9780230507654


Table of Contents

Foreword.- Introduction.- New Economy: New Business Models: New Approaches.- The Consumer as the Principal Driver of Value.- Value in the Context of the Firm.- Practical Issues and Applications.- Perspectives on Resource Allocation in the New Economy.- Supply Chain and the Demand Chain.- Demand Chain + Supply Chain = Value Chain. The Principles and Logic Underlying Value Chain Structures & Participation.- The Value Chain: An Industry Perspective.- The Firm's Value Chain.- Performance Planning and Control.- Value Chain Applications.- Industry Value Drivers.- Index.