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Managing the Global Supply Chain (Collection)

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  • Copyright 2013
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-309134-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-309134-2

A brand new collection of insights and actionable techniques for world-class supply chain management… 2 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price!

2 authoritative eBooks deliver comprehensive resources for managing state-of-the-art supply chains in challenging global environments

Master the latest techniques for overcoming your most difficult operations and supply chain management challenges! This unique 2 eBook package will help you address issues ranging from Lean/Six Sigma to transportation and warehousing, and anticipate emerging global issues – so you can transform them from risks into competitive advantages. The Encyclopedia of Operations Management is the perfect single-volume "field manual" for every supply chain or operations management practitioner and student. Nearly 1,500 well-organized, up-to-date definitions cover: accounting, customer service, distribution, e-business, economics, finance, forecasting, HR, industrial engineering, industrial relations, inventory management, healthcare management, Lean, logistics, maintenance engineering, management IS, marketing/sales, product development, operations research, organizational behavior/management, time management, production planning/control, purchasing, reliability, quality, service management, simulation, statistics, strategic management, systems engineering, supply chain management, theory of constraints, transportation, warehousing, and more. Next, in Global Macrotrends and Their Impact on Supply Chain Management, Chad W. Autry, Thomas J. Goldsby, John E. Bell prepare you to manage supply and demand in a world marked by demographic and economic shifts that will turn markets upside down. They offer a complete decision framework and practical tools, insights, and guidance for systematically mitigating new risks and building long-term competitive advantage. This book focuses squarely on emerging societal, technological, geopolitical, and environmental macro trends, helping you assess the impacts of population growth, migration, urbanization; socioeconomic change, global connectivity, environmental issues, geopolitics, growing scarcity, transportation congestion, aging infrastructure, and emerging supply-demand imbalances. It also provides comprehensive mitigation strategies based on logistics, resource recovery, resource protection, and demand/supply shaping. This collection will be an indispensable resource for all supply chain, logistics, sourcing, and operations management executives, managers, and professionals; and for all operations/supply chain research professionals, instructors, and graduate students.

From world-renowned supply chain management experts Arthur V. Hill,Chad W. Autry, Thomas J. Goldsby, and John E. Bell

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Table of Contents

The Encyclopedia of Operations Management: A Field Manual and Glossary of Operations Management Terms and Concepts

Global Macrotrends and Their Impact on Supply Chain Management: Strategies for Gaining Competitive Advantage

Preface    xiv

Part I  Global Macrotrends Impacting the Supply Chain Environment    1

Chapter 1  Supply Chain Management in the 21st Century    3

Chapter 2  Global Population Growth and Migration    21

Chapter 3  Global Connectivity and Socioeconomic Leveling    55

Chapter 4  The Changing Physical Environment    83

Chapter 5  Geopolitical and Social Systems Disruptions    111

Part II  Macrotrend Implications for Supply Chain Functionality    147

Chapter 6 Implications for Supply Chain Planning: Demand and Supply Uncertainty    149

Chapter 7  Implications for Sourcing/Procurement: Natural Resource Scarcity    165

Chapter 8  Implications for Production: Disrupted Process Flows    185

Chapter 9  Implications for Transportation/Logistics: Congestion and Infrastructure Decay    207

Part III  Macrotrend Risk-Mitigation Strategies    225

Chapter 10  Mitigating Supply-Driven Imbalance    227

Chapter 11  Mitigating Demand-Driven Imbalance    247

Index    275


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