Supply Chain Management: Text and Cases

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Pearson Education India, 2009 - Business & Economics - 446 pages
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Supply Chain Management: Text and Cases integrates concepts and application to turn the spotlight on innovations -- the need of the hour in supply chain management. Janat Shah brings all his experience and knowledge of supply chain management to this book to present the reader with the concepts, using examples, caselets and case studies from the Indian context. He has adopted a reader-friendly approach to introduce the fundamentals to both students and practitioners. Divided into five parts, this book presents numerous examples and caselets, thus blending concepts with current industrial practices and state-of-the-art know-how, for enhanced understanding and a holistic view of supply chain management. A complete part of the book is devoted to innovations in supply chain management that may be used by firms operating in competitive markets to improve their performance. -- Publisher description.
 

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A great book in my career.. You have lots of case-lets which help you understand how challenging the industry is

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Contents

Supply Chain Strategy and Performance
23
Supply Chain Performance Measures
33
Make Versus Buy
43
The MakeVersusBuy Continuum
55
Impact of the Internet on Sourcing Strategy
61
Managing Material Flow in Supply Chains 67 4 _____ Inventory Management
69
Transportation
101
Devising a Strategy for Transportation
111
Managing Information Flow in Supply Chains
161
Information Technology in Supply Chain
189
Strategic Management Framework for IT Adoption in Supply
200
Supply Chain Innovations
211
Supply Chain Restructuring
239
Changing the Shape of the Valueaddition Curve
247
Agile Supply Chains
261
Pricing and Revenue Management
285

Vehicle Scheduling
117
Facility
129
Network Design Problem
136
Data for Network Design
145
Supply Chain Cases
305
Brand and Company Index
433
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About the author (2009)

Janat Shah, a professor of production and operations management at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, also holds the position of special professor at the Nottingham University Business School in the operations management division.

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