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Management for Professionals

Guide to Supply Chain Management

An End to End Perspective

Authors: Scott, Colin, Lundgren, Henriette, Thompson, Paul

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  •  A fast to read, comprehensive guide for business practitioners that can be used as part of an MBA or in-house learning programme
  • Up-to-date supply chain strategy content with examples of best practice and case studies from global organisations
  • Latest thinking on plan, source, make, deliver and return concepts, including the impact of digital, innovation and sustainability on operations
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About this book

This essential guide brings supply chain theory to life. Intended for readers with a business interest in supply chain management, the book covers the key topics in eleven chapters, including planning, sourcing, making, delivering and returning, as well as strategy, people, finance, customer service and outsourcing. Each chapter starts with a brief summary and learning objectives that guide the reader through the text. This second edition also explores digital, sustainability and innovation impacts on today’s global supply chains.

The book is written in a clear and simple way, featuring a variety of figures, tables and recommendations for further reading. The respective chapters conclude with real-life case studies from different companies, illustrating best practices.

In the course of their work, the authors have met professionals all over the world who are passionate about their business achievements. By including their vivid examples, the guide brings theory to life, enabling readers to understand and embrace the concepts and ideas presented.

Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren and Paul Thompson are experts in supply chain management and have worked with practitioners in businesses across the globe.


Endorsement:

This guide is a really useful reminder of what good practice is and how it should be applied within supply chain management. The book is relevant for students of supply chain management and professional practitioners alike.

This book offers an invaluable guide to understanding the specific dynamics of your supply chain and the fundamentals underpinning it. It provides the framework for delivering a supply chain strategy based upon recognised best practice.

Martin McCourt, CEO, Dyson Limited

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About the authors

Colin Scott is an author, learning specialist and executive coach for global companies with over 30 years experience in business and supply chain management. Over the past two decades, Colin has focused on management development, designing and delivering learning programmes around the globe for some of the world’s largest companies. Educated at Durham University and Nottingham Business School, Colin holds diplomas in Logistics and Management Studies and is an accredited trainer and assessor in Team Management Profiling. He works with some of the world’s leading business schools supporting their executive leadership and supply chain development programmes. Colin is also a non-executive director of a global manufacturing company.

Henriette Lundgren is an author, coach and business trainer. With more than 15 years of experience, her main focus is on corporate learning and leadership development for international businesses. Previously, she worked in various line management and project management positions in the supply chain industry. Henriette holds a degree in International Business and a Master in Organizational Psychology. Based in Upstate New York, Henriette has worked and lived in various countries, including the UK, Italy, Poland, Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands. In her free time, Henriette enjoys climbing walls and sailing lakes.

Paul Thompson is an author, coach and business learning specialist with extensive experience in designing and running global programmes for large corporations across a wide range of industries. After graduating with a first-class degree in Manufacturing Sciences, Paul spent a decade managing different parts of the business for two of the world’s largest and most successful companies. In his roles, Paul has managed Sales, Finance, Planning, Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing and Manufacturing Operations. In his free time, Paul coaches local sports teams and supports local community projects.


Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management

    Pages 1-8

    Scott, Colin (et al.)

  • Guide to Plan in Supply Chain Management

    Pages 9-41

    Scott, Colin (et al.)

  • Guide to Source in Supply Chain Management

    Pages 43-59

    Scott, Colin (et al.)

  • Guide to Make in Supply Chain Management

    Pages 61-85

    Scott, Colin (et al.)

  • Guide to Deliver in Supply Chain Management

    Pages 87-106

    Scott, Colin (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook 58,84 €
price for India (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-77185-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 69,99 €
price for India (gross)
valid through March 31, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-319-77184-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover 69,99 €
price for India (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-08392-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Guide to Supply Chain Management
Book Subtitle
An End to End Perspective
Authors
Series Title
Management for Professionals
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-77185-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-77185-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-77184-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-08392-2
Series ISSN
2192-8096
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XVII, 208
Number of Illustrations
84 b/w illustrations
Additional Information
Originally published by Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin Heidelberg, 2011
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