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Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Procurement and Supply Chain Management

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This market-leading text continues its claim to be the most comprehensive textbook on procurement and supply chain management currently available. It is also of value to professionals and those specialists in other fields who need an understanding of the role and influence of this vital area of business performance.

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    ISBN: 9781292317915
    Edition: 10th Edition


    From the Publisher:
    Procurement and Supply Chain Management, 10th Edition, by Farrington is the most comprehensive and accessible textbook on procurement and supply chain management currently available. It is the ideal textbook for those aspiring to be leaders in the profession, and for those who are engaged in professional studies for the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply examinations (at both the foundation and professional stages). It is also of value to specialists in other fields who require understanding of the role and influence of this area of business performance. Using extensive real-life examples the subject matter has been brought to life throughout the book, and provides a truly international focus on procurement and supply chain. 

    This fully revised edition covers new developments in the procurement and supply chain field, and offers new chapters on public sector procurement and socially responsible procurement.

    Contents


    Table of Contents
    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    Publisher’s acknowledgements
    Plan of the book
    Part 1 Introduction, strategy, logistics, supply chain, policies and procedures
    1 The scope and influence of procurement
    2 Strategic procurement
    3 Logistics and supply chains
    4 Organisational and supply chain structures
    5 Procurement policies, procedures and support tools
    Part 2 Supplier relationships, legal & contractual management, quality management, sourcing, supplier selection, price management and long-term cost in use
    6 Supplier relationships and partnering
    7 Legal and contractual management
    8 Quality management, service and product innovation
    9 Matching supply with demand
    10 Sourcing, supplier selection and performance management
    11 Purchase price management and long-term cost-in-use
    Part 3 Project management and risk management, global sourcing, negotiation skills, contract management, category procurement, world-class procurement to enhance business performance
    12 Project procurement and risk management
    13 Global sourcing
    14 Negotiation skills, practice and business benefits
    15 Contract management
    16 Category and commodity procurement
    17 World-class procurement to enhance business performance
    Appendix 1
    Appendix 2
    Definitions, acronyms and foreign words and phrases
    Index of names and organisations and some publications mentioned in the text
    Subject Index

    Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    Publisher’s acknowledgements
    Plan of the book

    Part 1 Introduction, strategy, logistics, supply chain, policies and procedures

    1 The scope and influence of procurement
    2 Strategic procurement
    3 Logistics and supply chains
    4 Organisational and supply chain structures
    5 Procurement policies, procedures and support tools

    Part 2 Supplier relationships, legal & contractual management, quality management, sourcing, supplier selection, price management and long-term cost in use

    6 Supplier relationships and partnering
    7 Legal and contractual management
    8 Quality management, service and product innovation
    9 Matching supply with demand
    10 Sourcing, supplier selection and performance management
    11 Purchase price management and long-term cost-in-use

    Part 3 Project management and risk management, global sourcing, negotiation skills, contract management, category procurement, world-class procurement to enhance business performance

    12 Project procurement and risk management
    13 Global sourcing
    14 Negotiation skills, practice and business benefits
    15 Contract management
    16 Category and commodity procurement
    17 World-class procurement to enhance business performance

    Appendix 1

    Appendix 2

    Definitions, acronyms and foreign words and phrasesIndex of names and organisations and some publications mentioned in the text

    Subject Index

    Author(s)

    Dr Brian Farrington is the Managing Director of his specialist company, Brian Farrington Limited. They provide training and consultancy support to the public and private sectors of business. They work on major projects and high-value, high-profile and high-risk procurements. He has extensive experience in the USA, Canada, Southern Africa, Hong Kong and Europe. He has resolved major disputes and negotiated complex contracts, including outsourcing key business services.

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