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The Essentials of Supply Chain Management: New Business Concepts and Applications by Hokey Min

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1. Principles of Supply Chain Management

“Silos—and the turf wars they enable—devastate organizations.”

—Patrick Lencioni, Silos, Politics and Turf Wars

Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

• Understand the rationale behind and fundamental principles of supply chain management.

• Comprehend the differences between supply chain perspectives and traditional business perspectives.

• Identify the main drivers of supply chain links.

• Recognize the managerial benefits and potential challenges of the supply chain practices.

• Analyze the impact of supply chain management on the bottom line and the competitiveness of the organization.

• Understand the necessary changes and transformations required for the successful ...

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