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Supply Chain Management: Text and Cases, 2/e

Supply Chain Management:  Text and Cases,  2/e

  • Janat Shah
  • Author: Janat Shah
    • ISBN:9789332548206
    • 10 Digit ISBN:933254820X
    • Price:Rs. 689.00
    • Pages:504
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available

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     Supply Chain Management: Text and Cases presents a comprehensive, yet structured, view of logistics and supply chain management, with a focus on supply chain innovations for firms operating in competitive markets. The most significant change from the previous edition is the addition of two chapters. Chapter 11 is about supply chain contracts. Supply chain contract is emerging as a valuable instrument to coordinate various supply chains. Few popular contracts such as buyback contracts and revenue sharing contracts are discussed in depth. The other new chapter is Chapter 14. It deals with emerging field of sustainable supply chain management.


    Table of Content

    Part I: Introduction and a Strategic View of Supply Chains 
    1  The Role of Supply Chain Management in Economy and Organization 
    2  Supply Chain Strategy and Performance Measures 
    3  Outsourcing: Make Versus Buy
    Part II: Managing Material Flow in Supply Chains
    4 Inventory Management
    5 Transportation
    6 Network Design and Operations: Facility Location
    Part III: Managing Information Flow in Supply Chains
    7 Demand Forecasting
    8 Information Technology in Supply Chain Management
    Part IV: Supply Chain Innovations
    9 Supply Chain Integration
    10 Supply Chain Restructuring
    11 Supply Chain Contracts
    12 Agile Supply Chains
    13 Pricing and Revenue Management
    14 Sustainable Supply Chain Management
    Part V: Supply Chain Cases
    Brand and Company Index

    Subject Index 

    Salient Features


    1) The learning objectives define the salient points in each chapter that the student needs to focus on while
    reading the chapter. Their purpose is to minimize the need for repeatedly reading the chapter. 
    2) Opening vignettes capture incidents from the real world. These lay the foundation for the theory covered
    in the chapter and exemplify the consequences of the application of theory to real-world situations.
    3) Each chapter carries an interview of a senior management executive/CEO of a firm that is a supply chain leader
    within the industry. The interviews highlight the supply chain challenges that real companies face and the
    innovative supply chain practices that companies have adopted to establish themselves as the market leaders. 
    4) The caselets are snippets that present actual industrial practices or unique solutions adopted by companies.
    5) A summary at the end of the chapter recapitulates the important concepts and definitions from the chapter.
    It allows the students to concentrate on the salient points in the chapter. 
    6) Each chapter includes discussion questions at the end of the chapter. 
    7) Mini projects are activity and/or analysis-oriented assignments that give the student a clear view of the
    problems that a supply chain manager faces in the real world.
    8) Exercises are included at the end of selected chapters where key supply chain issues are discussed.