Supply Chain Management: Process, Function and System

Paperback | January 1, 2010

byN. Chandrasekaran

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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.

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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...

Dr. N. Chandrasekaran, presently the Vice President (Corporate Affairs) at the TAKE Solutions Limited is also the Director at Center of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai. He has also been the Head of CII Institute of Logistics, a National Center of Excellence promoted by Confed...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:672 pagesPublished:January 1, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198063024

ISBN - 13:9780198063025

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Table of Contents

1. Supply Chain Management Perspective22. Supply Chain Structure3. Supply Chain Drivers: Role and Relevance4. Decision Environment5. Strategic Decision in Supply Chain6. Role of Transportation in the Supply Chain7. Network Decisions - Key Balancing Issue8. Role of Sourcing in the Supply Chain9. Supply Chain Tactical Planning10. Role of Inventory Management in Supply Chain Management11. Current and Emerging Operational Practices in Supply Chain12. Understanding, Managing and Interfacing of three flows13. Global Supply Chain Perspectives14. New Business Models with Technology and Process Integration15. Information Technology in SCM16. Applications of Technology in SCM17. Approaches to Supply Chain Assessment and Excellence18. Supply Chain Organizational Issues19. Supply Chain Performance Management20. Cases and Exercises