MATERIALS MANAGEMENT: PROCEDURES, TEXT AND CASES

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PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., Aug 18, 2008 - Business & Economics - 420 pages
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Materials Management has undergone a sea change in recent years because of its vast possibilities to contribute towards the corporate goals of productivity, profitability and growth.To keep abreast of the changes and emerging trends in the field of Materials Management, this New Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated with the latest procedures and theories. Divided into five parts, the text gives exhaustive coverage to the operational details of stores and purchases, standardization and quality control, value analysis and value engineering as well as the legal aspects of purchasing and the technicalities of warehousing.A great amount of new material and some new chapters have been incorporated in the text to suit the particular needs of students of management courses of the Indian universities.
 

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Contents

Introduction 311
3
Systems Approach to Materials Management 1226
12
Forecasting Objectives and the Materials
27
Materials Planning 4751
47
Purchasing in Materials Management System Concept 7091
70
Purchasing and Procurement Activities under
92
Value Analysis and Value Engineering 105113
105
Purchasing and Quality Assurance 114121
114
Materials Accounting Flow of Costs and Inventory
263
Materials Handling and Storage Systems Physical
272
Transportation Traffic and Claims Management 284293
284
PART III
295
Materials Management Information System and Computer 315321
315
Economic Flow of Values and Materials Management 325337
325
Spare Parts and Maintenance Materials Control
338
Materials Management and Productivity 344351
344

Incoming Material Quality Control 122152
122
Statistical Quality Control 153164
153
Purchasing Capital Equipment Plant and Machinery 165171
165
International Buying and Import Purchasing 172178
172
Governmental Purchasing Practices and Procedures 179190
179
Inventory Management and Control Systems 193244
193
Stores Management and Operation 245262
245
CostEffectiveness and Performance Measurement 352358
352
Conclusion 359360
359
Bibliography 383388
383
Glossary 389398
389
Case Index
399
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A. K. DATTA, Secretary, Indian Society for Materials Management, is an expert in Materials Management. He had been a visiting faculty to Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University; IBM, Jadavpur University and Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan.

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