Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, and Operation
This book brings together the strategic role of the supply chain, key strategic drivers of supply chain performance, and the underlying tools and techniques for supply chain analysis. Students are able to articulate the strategic importance of supply chain thinking and support their ideas with evidence that can be built using models.
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Achieving Strategic Fit and Scope
Supply Chain Drivers and Metrics
DESIGNING THE SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORK
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