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Strategic Supply Management

Strategic Supply Management

Principles, theories and practice

Paul Cousins, Richard Lamming, Benn Lawson, Brian Squire

Dec 2007, Paperback, 336 pages
ISBN13: 9780273651000
ISBN10: 0273651005
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Drawing on international research this text blends established theory and current practice to provide a comprehensive coverage of this wide and constantly developing area.

PART ONE: THE FUNDAMENTALS OF SUPPLY
i. Preface
1. The Supply Challenge
2. The Evolution of Purchasing and Supply Management
3. The Make or Buy Decision: A Theoretical Perspective

4. Sourcing Strategies and Supply Chain Configurations

5. Strategic Supplier Selection
6. Supplier Development

PART TWO: DEVELOPING SUPPLY STRATEGY

7. Supply Strategy: The Development of the Supply Wheel
8. Aligning Supply with Corporate Strategy
9. Competency and Skills Development for Strategic Supply
10. Organisational Structures for Supply Management

11. Performance Measurement

12. Cost Benefit Analysis

13. Managing Interfirm Relationships

PART THREE: STRATEGIC ISSUES IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
14. Environmental and Ethical Issues in Supply Management
15. Involving Suppliers in New Project Development
16. Public and Regulated Supply Management
17. Electronic Supply
18. The Relevance of Commodities

19. Services Procurement

PART FOUR: FUTURE DECISIONS

20. The Future - A Trajectory for Supply Management

  • Underpinned by recent international research and practice providing a unique perspective on supply chain management
  • Case examples of radical concepts in practice highlight areas where new ideas could be developed and incorporated
  • Review concepts, models and theories provide a critical approach to each subject
  • Coverage of public procurement
  • 2 case studies per chapter cover a broad range of industries

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