Supply Chain Management

ISBN Number : 978-81-8488-012-0

Student Price : Rs.290

Student Dollar Price : 12$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2008

No. Of Pages : 248

Book Weight :430

About The Book

The book has been organized into seventeen chapters :

Chapter 1: Business Environment and Challenges : explaining the working challenges faced by any business manager due to extensive competition and resultant market forces.
Chapter 2: Supply Chain Function and Structure : defining the concept and explaining the structure of supply chain with reference to the dynamics of the customer`s requirements.
Chapter 3: Customer Focus in Supply Chain Management : going into the customer behaviour and adjusting the supply chain to meet the ever-changing demand.
Chapter 4: Re-engineering and Re-structuring : bringing out the necessity and methodology of process transformation through BPR and ERP for effective results.
Chapter 5: Strategic Supply Chain Management: aligning the supply chain strategies with the overall business strategy of the organization.
Chapter 6: Excellence for Competitive Advantage : Intense global competition necessitates. 5 elements integration to reach excellence level for better market share.
Chapter 7: Retail Supply Chain Management: discussing very dynamic concept of Supply for the retail market with its peculiar dimensions.
Chapter 8: International Business and Global Supply Chain : highlighting special emphasis on international business and its dynamics.
Chapter 9: Quality and Reliability in SCM : bringing out the importance of quality and of E-Business effective method to stay in the market.
Chapter 10 : Supply Chain Effectiveness : explaining the procurement initiatives and concepts
Chapter 11 : Buyer-Vendor Relationship : discussing the effect of the external forces on business through Vendor development and partnership concept.
Chapter 12 : Distribution Management : The concept of improved and effective distribution system with its integration with marketing and production for timely supplies.
Chapter 13 : Logistics Management and Outsourcing : discussing the strategies of logistics for effective co-ordination and integration, bringing in the opportunities of outsourcing and reverse logistics for business improvements.
Chapter 14 : Information Technology — The SCM Enabler : bringing out the involvement and integration of various supply chain elements through the information technology tools for domestic as well as global operations.
Chapter 15 : SCM Performance Measure Parameters : discussing the importance of performance measurement to know how effective the operations have become.
Chapter 16: Human Assets Management : A special chapter added to highlight the importance of human elements in effective supply chain operations.
Chapter 17 : Mathematical Models for SCM : another special chapter explaining the use of mathematical models for better decision making in various areas of responsibilities of the business manager.


Contents :

Chapter 1: Business Environment and Challenges
Chapter 2: Supply Chain Function and Structure
Chapter 3: Customer Focus in Supply Chain Management
Chapter 4: Re-Engineering and Restructuring Process
Chapter 5: Strategic Supply Chain Management
Chapter 6: Excellence for Competitive Advantage
Chapter 7: Retail Supply Chain Management
Chapter 8: International Business and Global Supply Chain Management
Chapter 9: Quality and Reliability in SCM
Chapter 10: Sourcing of Supplies
Chapter 11: Buyer-Vendor Relationship
Chapter 12: Distribution Management
Chapter 13: Logistics Management and Outsourcing
Chapter 14: Information Technology-The SCM Enabler
Chapter 15: SCM Performance Measure Parameters
Chapter 16: Human Assets Management
Chapter 17: Mathematical Models for SCM
Tables
Bibliography

About The Author

Prof. Anand Sharma has studied M.Sc.(Maths) at Meerut College, Meerut, done his Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad and obtained Masters degree in Industrial Engineering from IIT, Delhi. He has wide teaching experience, as a lecturer and later Professor (Machanical) at CME, Pune.

He is presently the Director of International School of Productivity Management at New Delhi and is also visiting faculty to a number of management institutes in Delhi, teaching Quantitative Techni-ques, Production Management and Project Management. He has long practical experience in the area of Project Management within and outside the country, in which Capacity, Planning, Resources Management and effective control has been the main focus to achieve targets on time. He has authored many papers for National and International seminars and is on the panel of the AIMA conducting all India SINET programme (Direct Telecast Class Room Programme). He is also the member of the professional bodies like IIIE, IIMM and ISHRAE.

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