Supply Chain Management: Process, Function and System is a composite and a comprehensive textbook designed specially to meet the requirements of management students specializing in Operations Management, Marketing as well as in Information Technology. It aims to familiarize the readers withthe core concepts of supply chain perspectives, models and techniques of supply chain performance management.Beginning with an overview of the key concepts of Supply Chain Management, the book goes on to discuss supply chain structure and their various configuration options. Further it explains the supply chain decision hierarchy and the supply chain flow and includes a chapter on aspects of global supplychain. In its later chapters, it elucidates supply chain models, information technology in supply chain and its applications. The book concludes by elaborating on supply chain organizational issues and approaches to its assessment and excellence.The users will find it useful for its in-depth coverage of topics and concepts explained through various examples, illustrations, flow charts and data tables. The book also includes a cd.