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Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

2nd Edition
Publication Date: Nov 10, 2009
ISBN:0073525197 / 9780073525198
Language: English
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Imprint: McGraw-Hill/Irwin Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education Dimensions: 10.3 X 8.4 Inches (US)
Main Description
The Second Edition of Purchasing and Supply Management focuses on the next generation of professionals as it outlines the most current methods in purchasing and supply chain management. With W.C. Benton’s step-by-step approach, both students and professionals can gain analytical purchasing skills. Real case studies and exercises help students transform purchasing theory into purchasing practice and implementation. Some of the topics include purchasing business processes, price cost analysis, professional services, and transportation, global, and healthcare purchasing. Dr. Benton has published more than one hundred articles in the areas of purchasing management, inventory control, supply chain management, quality assurance, and materials management. He has been ranked #1 out of 753 quality and quantity researchers in operations management, has served as a consultant for IBM, RCA, Frigidaire, and state Departments of Transportation, among others, and is the founder of the Purchasing and Supply Management Association (PSMA) at the Fisher College of Business.


Part 1: Introduction to Purchasing and Supply Management

Chapter 1: Purchasing and Supply Management

Chapter 2: Purchasing Decisions and Business Strategy

Chapter 3: The Legal Aspects of Purchasing

Part 2: Materials Management

Chapter 4: Materials Management

Chapter 5: Inventory Management

Chapter 6: Just-In-Time (Lean) Purchasing

Chapter 7: Purchasing Procedures, E-Purchasing, and Systems Contracting

Part 3: Fundamentals of Purchasing and Supply Management

Chapter 8: Supplier Selection and Evaluation

Chapter 9: Strategic Outsourcing

Chapter 10: Global Sourcing

Chapter 11: Purchasing, Supply Partnerships, and Supply Chain Power

Chapter 12: Total Quality Management (TQM) and Purchasing

Part 4: Price/Cost Analysis and Negotiation Strategies

Chapter 13: Price Determination

Chapter 14: Bargaining and Negotiations

Part 5: Special Purchasing Application

Chapter 15: Purchasing Transportation Services

Chapter 16: Equipment Acquisition and Disposal

Chapter 17: Healthcare Purchasing and Supply Management

Chapter 18: Procuring Professional Services

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