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With this up-to-date, hands-on study guide to accompany the innovative reference on managing the supply chain lifecycle, authors Schniederjans and Legrand help students and practitioners master all aspects of recasting and improving the global supply chain, and prepare them for professional certification as well as advanced degrees on the topic. Fully aligned with the current edition of Reinventing the Supply Chain Lifecycle, this workbook-style book includes chapter learning objectives, chapter summaries, chapter questions, reviews of key terms and concepts, additional cases and examples, student self quizzes, and more.
Part I Chapters 1 to 13, Text Material Content 1
1 Developing Supply Chain Strategies 3
2 Designing Supply Chains 17
3 Staffing Supply Chains 21
4 Managing Supply Chains 31
5 Social, Ethical, and Legal Considerations 41
6 Sustainable Supply Chains 45
7 Aligning Supply Chains to Meet Life Cycle Customer Demands 57
8 Negotiating 63
9 Building an Agile and Flexible Supply Chain 67
10 Developing Partnerships in Supply Chains 79
11 Risk Management 83
12 Lean and Other Cost-Reduction Strategies in Supply Chain Management 95
13 Strategic Planning in Outsourcing 101
Part II Chapters 14 to 22, Executive Interviews and Case Studies 115
14 Interview with Mr. Mike Orr of Genuine Parts Company 117
15 Interview with Mr. Mark Holifield of The Home Depot 119
16 Interview with Mr. Yadi Kamelian of Lincoln Industries 121
17 Interview with Mr. Eddie Capel of Manhattan Associates 123
18 Interview with Mr. Ron Robinson of LI-COR Biosciences 125
19 Interview with Mr. James Chris Gaffney of the Coca-Cola Company 127
20 Interview with Mr. Brent Beabout of Office Depot 129
21 Novelette: So You Want to Build a Plant in a Foreign Country 131
22 Novelette: So You Want to Eliminate a Plant in a Foreign Country 133