Supply Chains and Total Product Systems: A Reader (Revised)


SKU: 9781405124102
Editor: Rhodes, Ed Warren, James P Carter, Ruth
Publication Date: 02/10/2006
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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This wide-ranging reader locates supply chain management, lean production and related practice within the holistic concept of total product systems.

  • Demonstrates the strategic relevance of managing supply chains and supply networks to organizational performance and to a range of business functions, including finance, design, production, environmental management, information systems, and marketing.
  • Considers sustainable supply chain management across the service, manufacturing and process sectors.
  • Reflects the radical changes in organizational beliefs, practices and processes that are necessary for a shift to supply chain management in contemporary, global, competitive conditions.
  • Considers particular issues and challenges for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises.
  • Contains readings that are interdisciplinary and international in focus.