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The Purchasing Handbook: A Guide for the Purchasing and Supply Professional / Edition 6

The Purchasing Handbook: A Guide for the Purchasing and Supply Professional / Edition 6


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For over 30 years, purchasing managers have relied on The Purchasing Handbook as their field's only encyclopedic reference and study tool for CPM certification. Now revised for the new millennium--with over 100 leading contributors and 20 new chapters--this indispensable resource explores day-to-day principles in internal and external supply chain management, outsourcing, the exploding arena of electronic commerce, and other purchasing trends and strategic aspects.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071345262
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 12/28/1999
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1082
Product dimensions: 6.41(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.40(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Strategic Contributions of Purchasing and Supply.The Future of Purchasing and Supply. Creating Supply Advantage by Leveaging the Strategic Nature of Procurement. Purchasing in the New Firm of Nature. Part II: The Strategic Approaches of Purchasing and Supply. Development of Supply Strategies. Knowledge of Supply Markets. Purchasing as Relationship Management. Introduction to Supply Chain Management. Strategic Alliances and Partnerships. Global Procurement Synergies. Challenges of Outsourcing in Supply Chain Procurement: How Best to Cope with the Changing Opportunities. Identification and Evaluation of Sources. Part III: Organization and Competencies of Purchasing and Supply. Competencies and Skills in Today's Purchasing. Developing a Purchasing Organization. Re-engineering Purchasing and Supply. Human Resource Management. Purchasing Performance Evaluation. Ethics and Responsibility. Part IV: Components and Capabilities. (and more...)

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