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Supply Chain Management For Dummies by Daniel Stanton

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Chapter 11

Enabling Your Supply Chain

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Aligning business rules and performance goals

check Tracking and protecting your assets and products

check Using information technology effectively

check Building your supply chain team

check Improving your project management capabilities

The SCOR Model (see Chapter 5) helps you organize the supply chain processes within a business so that you can manage them more effectively. Most of the processes that drive supply chains can be categorized as planning, sourcing, making, delivering, or returning. This chapter discusses other critical processes that don’t fit neatly into any of these SCOR categories. These are called enabling processes because they are foundational to making the other processes work. Examples of enabling processes include your approach to the management of business rules, performance objectives, assets, physical security, information technology, human resources, and projects.

Managing Your Business Rules

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