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Supply Chain Integration Modeling, Optimization and Application


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Global Supply Chain Quality Management: Product Recalls and Their Impact

Global Supply Chain Quality Management: Product Recalls and Their Impact

Barbara B. Flynn, Xiande Zhao
November 21, 2014

While there is substantial research surrounding manufacturing and design-related product hazards, little has been written about supply chain product hazards and how they impact supply chain quality management. Filling this need, Global Supply Chain Quality Management: Product Recalls and Their...

Internet Retail Operations: Integrating Theory and Practice for Managers

Internet Retail Operations: Integrating Theory and Practice for Managers

Timothy M. Laseter, Elliot Rabinovich
July 19, 2011

The increasing popularity of online shopping makes Internet retailing a megatrend that cannot be ignored. The collaboration of two co-authors bringing academic rigor and broad consulting experience into the mix, Internet Retail Operations: Integrating Theory and Practice for Managers offers...

Human-Computer Etiquette: Cultural Expectations and the Design Implications They Place on Computers and Technology

Human-Computer Etiquette: Cultural Expectations and the Design Implications They Place on Computers and Technology

Caroline C. Hayes, Christopher A. Miller
December 14, 2010

Written by experts from various fields, this edited collection explores a wide range of issues pertaining to how computers evoke human social expectations. The book illustrates how socially acceptable conventions can strongly impact the effectiveness of human-computer interactions and how to...

Closed-Loop Supply Chains: New Developments to Improve the Sustainability of Business Practices

Closed-Loop Supply Chains: New Developments to Improve the Sustainability of Business Practices

Mark E. Ferguson, Gilvan C. Souza
April 21, 2010

Closed-loop supply chain activities such as remanufacturing, recycling, dismantling for spare parts, and reverse logistics have helped many companies tap into new revenue streams by finding secondary markets for their products, all while reducing their overall carbon footprint. A comprehensive yet...

Connective Technologies in the Supply Chain

Connective Technologies in the Supply Chain

Sameer Kumar
March 05, 2007

Rapid time-to-market expectations and the demand for custom-tailored products present real challenges for the rigid and fixed linear supply chains that compete in today's economy. Connective technologies meet these challenges head on by integrating the necessary people, information, and products...

Financial Models and Tools for Managing Lean Manufacturing

Financial Models and Tools for Managing Lean Manufacturing

David Meade
August 15, 2006

The effect Lean Manufacturing programs have on profit and loss statements during the early months of their implementation often causes them to be viewed as failures. The length of time it will take traditional financial reports to reflect lean manufacturing improvements depends upon how poorly the...

Supply Chain Cost Control Using Activity-Based Management

Supply Chain Cost Control Using Activity-Based Management

Matthew Zander
July 19, 2006

Having an accurate assessment of company expenditures is a key to staying in business. Activity-based management (ABM) is the only system that offers the tools to correctly assess the outflow involved in a tightly knit supply chain and enables understanding not only of the total cost of ownership (...

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