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Operations Management: An Integrated Approach, 5th Edition by Nada R. Sanders, R. Dan Reid

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CHAPTER 4

Supply Chain Management

Before studying this chapter you should know or, if necessary, review

  1. The implications of competitive priorities, Chapter 2, pp. 37–40.
  2. Product design considerations, Chapter 3, pp. 60–68.
  3. Process selection considerations, Chapter 3, pp. 65–72.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After studying this chapter you should be able to

images Describe the structure of supply chains.

images Describe the bullwhip effect.

images Describe supply chains for service organizations.

images Describe major issues affecting supply chains.

images Describe electronic commerce.

images Describe global issues affecting supply chains.

images Describe government regulation issues affecting supply chains.

images Describe green supply chain management. ...

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