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Reinventing the Supply Chain Life Cycle, Student Workbook by Stephen B. LeGrand, Marc J. Schniederjans

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3. Staffing Supply Chains

Learning Objectives

After completing this chapter, you should be able to

• Describe the kinds of human resource competencies needed in supply chain management.

• Describe the kinds of staffing positions, responsibilities, and requirements needed for supply chain managers.

• Explain how gap analysis can be used to evaluate hiring candidates.

• Explain how to retain or terminate employees.

• Explain the staffing differences in hiring employees for global supply chains.

• Explain the advantages and disadvantages for each of the global hiring philosophies a firm may adopt.

Chapter Summary

This chapter provides a general understanding of staffing activities needed to operate supply chains. The importance of recruiting supply ...

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