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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 1-8
  3. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 9-36
  4. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 37-51
  5. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 53-73
  6. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 75-89
  7. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 91-109
  8. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 111-123
  9. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 125-140
  10. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 141-154
  11. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 155-168
  12. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 169-182
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 183-189

About this book

Introduction

This guide brings supply chain theory to life. Written for people with a business interest in supply chain management, the book covers the key topics in eleven chapters, including plan, source, make, deliver and return 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. The book is written in a clear and simple way, featuring a variety of figures, tables and recommended further readings. The chapters conclude with real-life case studies for best practice.

During 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 the concepts and ideas presented in the guide.

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

"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

Keywords

business learning business strategy logistics procurement supply chain management

Authors and affiliations

  • Colin Scott
    • 1
  • Henriette Lundgren
    • 2
  • Paul Thompson
    • 3
  1. 1.Grange Partnership (UK) LLPDroitwichUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Grange Partnership (UK) LLPDroitwichUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Grange Partnership (UK) LLPDroitwichUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-17676-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-17675-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-17676-0
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