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Procurement principles and management

Procurement principles and management
Baily, Farmer, Crocker, Jessop and Jones

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This book has been a highly-valued text for practitioners and students of the subject of purchasing or procurement for nearly 40 years. This new tenth edition continues to cover the continuous change and development in the field of Purchasing and care is taken to balance new emerging philosophies with the proven and established thinking and practice in the profession. This book will provide the reader with a reflection of sound mainstream practice combined with comment and insight into developing ideas and approaches.

Features

This edition includes:

  • New chapters on outsourcing, corporate social responsibility and e-procurement systems,
  • Well-integrated new material on time compression, global sourcing and contract performance measurement,
  • New case studies plus mini-cases dotted throughout chapters to reflect themes from the text in actual supply management practice around the world,
  • New Research boxes within chapters to link academic research and procurement industry practice,

 

Table of Contents

Preface


PART ONE: OBJECTIVES AND DEVELOPMENT

1. Purchasing scope and development

2. Strategic procurement and supply chain management

3. Public sector procurement

 

PART TWO: KEY PROCUREMENT ISSUES

4. Outsourcing

5. Quality management

6. Inventory management

7. Lead time and time Compression

8. Sourcing strategies and relationships

9. Price and total cost of ownership

10. Negotiations

 

PART THREE: APPLICATIONS

11. Project procurement

12. Procurement of commodities

13. International and global sourcing

14. Capital procurement

15. Retail procurement and efficient consumer response (ECR)

16. Services procurement

17. Corporate social responsibility

 

PART FOUR: E-PROCUREMENT SYSTEMS AND CONTRACT MANAGEMENT

18. E-procurement systems

19. Contract management and performance measurement

Book Detail

 
Publication Date: Tuesday, January 01, 2008
ISBN: 9780273713791
Number of Pages: 448
Category: Purchasing