Encyclopedia of Supply Chain Management - Two Volume Set (Print)

James B. Ayers

December 21, 2011 by CRC Press
Reference - 1528 Pages
ISBN 9781439861486 - CAT# K12842


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    • Contains more than 300 authoritative entries on the wide ranging topics that comprise supply chain management
    • Presents articles written by leaders in their respective fields
    • Provides a complete overview of SCM that includes fundamentals, cutting-edge advances, and future directions
    • Illustrates key concepts with case studies and roadmaps
    • Includes helpful SCM tools, such as strategy development, collaborative relationships, and project process templates


    With coverage that touches on all aspects of supply chain management (SCM) the Encyclopedia of Supply Chain Management offers a comprehensive overview of fundamental topics, recent advances, and future directions. Comprised of more than 300 entries written by over 30 experts in the field, it provides authoritative insight on the tools available for implementing sustainable improvements to your supply chain.

    Illustrating essential concepts with case studies and roadmaps, it presents industry best practices and time-saving tools to help you maximize supply chain efforts—including collaborative relationship, project process, and strategy templates. This authoritative SCM reference examines project management approaches to supply chain change, globalization of supply chains, the drivers of supply chain change, retail supply chains, the use of modeling to improve SCM, as well as the impact of the Lean and Six Sigma movements on contemporary SCM.

    The encyclopedia’s comprehensive coverage facilitates the well-rounded understanding required to deliver value and quality to stakeholders in the most cost-efficient manner. It will arm you with the methods to identify needed change, the tools to implement them, as well as the confidence needed to become an effective change agent.

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