Managing the Global Supply Chain (Collection)

Book description

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 expertsArthur V. Hill,Chad W. Autry, Thomas J. Goldsby, and John E. Bell

Table of contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Contents
  4. The Encyclopedia of Operations Management, A Field Manual and Glossary of Operations Management Terms and Concepts
    1. Copyright Page
    2. Dedication Page
    3. Preface
    4. How Readers Can Use this Encyclopedia
    5. How Instructors Can Use this Encyclopedia
    6. About the Author
    7. Quotes From Executives
    8. Quotes From Professors and Students
    9. Acknowledgments
    10. Essential Supply Chain and Operations Terms
    11. New Entries in this Edition
    12. 0-9
    13. A
    14. B
    15. C
    16. D
    17. E
    18. F
    19. G
    20. H
    21. I
    22. J
    23. K
    24. L
    25. M
    26. N
    27. O
    28. P
    29. Q
    30. R
    31. S
    32. T
    33. U
    34. V
    35. W
    36. X
    37. Y
    38. Z
    39. Useful Links
    40. Footnotes
    41. FT Press
  5. Global Macrotrends and Their Impact on Supply Chain Management: Strategies for Gaining Competitive Advantage
    1. Copyright Page
    2. Dedication Page
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. About the Authors
    5. Preface
    6. Part I: Global Macrotrends Impacting the Supply Chain Environment
      1. 1. Supply Chain Management in the 21st Century
        1. A Note on Futurism
        2. The Underpinnings of Supply Chain Management
        3. What You Will Learn from This Book
        4. Managing the Supply Chain to Mitigate Macrotrend Risks
      2. 2. Global Population Growth and Migration
        1. Impacts of Population Change on Demand and Supply
        2. Population Growth Perspectives
        3. Organic Population Growth Issues for Supply Chain Managers
        4. Supply Chain Problems Created by Migration-Based Growth
        5. The Future Supply Chain Manager’s Population-Oriented Agenda
      3. 3. Global Connectivity and Socioeconomic Leveling
        1. Is Globalization Real?
        2. Economic Leveling and Connectivity Issues for Future Supply Chain Managers
      4. 4. The Changing Physical Environment
        1. The Environment and You, You and the Environment
        2. Environmental Pressures on Supply Chains
        3. Environmental Challenges for Future Supply Chain Managers
      5. 5. Geopolitical and Social Systems Disruptions
        1. Commodity Hoarding and Export Restriction: The China Syndrome
        2. Government Risks and Considerations
        3. Tangible and Virtual Intentional Disruptions
        4. Geopolitical Challenges for Future Supply Chain Managers
    7. Part II: Macrotrend Implications for Supply Chain Functionality
      1. 6. Implications for Supply Chain Planning: Demand and Supply Uncertainty
        1. How Supply Chain Plans Improve Performance
        2. The Supply Chain Planning Function
        3. Macrotrend Demand/Supply Impacts: Supply Chain Planning Considerations
      2. 7. Implications for Sourcing/Procurement: Natural Resource Scarcity
        1. Understanding Resource Scarcity Today and Tomorrow
        2. Natural Resource Attributes and Their Future Implications
        3. The Seven Forces Driving Resource Scarcity
        4. Scarcity Strategies for the Future Procurement/Supply Manager
        5. Sourcing and Procurement Responses to Resource Scarcity Through 2030
      3. 8. Implications for Production: Disrupted Process Flows
        1. Manufacturing and the Larger Economy
        2. Manufacturing-Driven Supply Chain Strategies
        3. Manufacturing Strategies for the Future Production Manager
      4. 9. Implications for Transportation/Logistics: Congestion and Infrastructure Decay
        1. Friction of Distance
        2. Public-Private Partnerships and Other Solutions
        3. Responding to Congestion, Distance Friction, and an Overwhelmed Infrastructure
        4. Diffusing Congestion with Advanced Technologies
    8. Part III: Macrotrend Risk-Mitigation Strategies
      1. 10. Mitigating Supply-Driven Imbalance
        1. Employment Approaches
        2. Conservation Approaches
        3. Resource Scarcity Mitigation Strategies for the Supply Chain
        4. Mitigating Supply-Driven Imbalances
      2. 11. Mitigating Demand-Driven Imbalance
        1. Demand Shaping in the Transforming World: Macro and Micro Issues
        2. The Case for Demand/Supply Integration
        3. Implementing DSI to Mitigate Demand-Side Imbalances
        4. Applying the Demand-Imbalance Mitigation Strategies
    9. Index
    10. Footnotes
      1. Preface
      2. Chapter 1
      3. Chapter 2
      4. Chapter 3
      5. Chapter 4
      6. Chapter 5
      7. Chapter 6
      8. Chapter 7
      9. Chapter 8
      10. Chapter 9
      11. Chapter 10
      12. Chapter 11
    11. FT Press

Product information

  • Title: Managing the Global Supply Chain (Collection)
  • Author(s): Chad W. Autry, Thomas J. Goldsby, John E. Bell, Arthur V. Hill
  • Release date: March 2013
  • Publisher(s): Pearson
  • ISBN: 9780133091724