Purchasing and Supply Management

Purchasing and Supply Management

by Donald W. Dobler, David N. Burt

Paperback(6 ED)

$33.52

Overview

This best-selling text's hallmark has always been its fundamental treatment of the basics. In the thorough revision the change of title reflects the fact that purchasing is a field in transition: In most industries it is evolving into purchasing and supply management. Major new areas in the sixth edition include global sourcing,supplier and supply chain management,the use of cross-functional teams in new product development,commodity management and sourcing,and early purchasing and supplier involvement in specifications development,New topics include total quality management,parternering and strategic alliances,and just-in-time purchasing and outsourcing developments

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071141383
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 04/01/1900
Edition description: 6 ED
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1:
THE FUNCTION OF PURCHASING AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT
1. Purchasing: a Profession in Transition
2. The Role of Purchasing and Supply Management in Business
3. Objectives and Policies
4. Operating Procedures
5. Computer-Based Systems/EDI
6. Organization
PART 2:
THE GENERATION OF REQUIREMENTS
7. Purchasing's Role in New Product Development
8. Purchase Descriptions and Specifications
9. Standardization
10. Outsourcing and Make-Or-Buy Decisions
PART 3:
SOURCING
11. Sources of Supply, Part 1
12. Sources of Supply, Part 2
13. international Sourcing
14. Pricing Principles
15. Cost Analysis
16. Dealing with Cost Uncertainty: Types of Compensation Agreements
17. Negotiation
PART 4:
SPECIAL PURCHASES
18. Purchasing Capital Equipment
19. Purchasing Services
PART 5:
CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION
20. Post Award Activities and The Management of Supply Relations
21. Managing for Quality
PART 6:
MATERIALS MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES
22. Production Planning
23. Inventory Management
(and more...)

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