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            Operations Management for Business Excellence: Building Sustainable Supply Chains
             

            Operations Management for Business Excellence: Building Sustainable Supply Chains (Paperback, 4th New edition)

            By Gardiner, David; Reefke, Hendrik

            • RRP: $109.00
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            All businesses strive for excellence in today's technology-based environment in which customers want solutions at the touch of a button. This highly regarded textbook provides in-depth coverage of the principles of supply chain and operations management and explains how to design..., implement, and maintain processes for competitive advantage. With a strategic and results-driven approach, this text offers a unique combination of theory and practice. Now in its fourth edition, Operations Management for Business Excellence has been updated to reflect the major advances and future trends in supply chain management. A new chapter on advanced supply chain concepts covers manufacturing technology, information systems, customer proximity, sustainability, and an omnichannel approach. As a platform for discussion, future trends explored include self-driving vehicles, automation and robotics, and omnichannel retailing. Features include: A host of international case studies and examples, including Apple and Airbus, to demonstrate how theory translates to practice. A consistent structure to aid learning and retention: each chapter begins with a detailed set of learning objectives and finishes with a chapter summary, a set of discussion questions, and a list of key terms. Fully comprehensive with an emphasis on the practical, this textbook should be core reading for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of Operations Management and Supply Chain Management. It would also appeal to executives who desire an understanding of how to achieve and maintain `excellence' in business. Online resources include lecture slides, a glossary, test questions, and a bonus chapter on Project Management.
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            ISBN 9780367135980
            Released NZ 4 Dec 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Supply Chain Excellence: A Handbook for Dramatic Improvement Using the SCOR Model: A Handbook for Dramatic Improvement Using the SCOR Model

            Supply Chain Excellence: A Handbook for Dramatic Improvement Using the SCOR Model: A Handbook for Dramatic Improvement Using the SCOR Model (Hardback, 3rd edition)

            By Bolstorff, Peter; Rosenbaum, Robert

            To keep your sales, manufacturing, distribution, and inventory moving in perfect synchronization, you need a flawless, repeatable supply chain improvement approach. This book breaks new ground with a compressed timeline for using SCOR (Supply Chain Operations Reference) framework... to plan and execute supply chain improvement.
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            ISBN 9780814417713
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2011
            Publisher Amacom
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Agency/Distributed
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            The LIVING Supply Chain: The Evolving Imperative of Operating in Real Time

            The LIVING Supply Chain: The Evolving Imperative of Operating in Real Time (Hardback)

            By Handfield, Robert; Linton, Tom

            • RRP: $168.99
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            Written by well-known researchers in the field, this book addresses the changes that have occurred and are still unfolding at various organizations that are involved in building real-time supply chains. The authors include various case studies throughout using leading internation...al companies as examples to illustrate the rapid transformation of the organizations. The LIVING principles associated with the rapid digitization and technology changes occurring in the global economy are discussed, along with the push to become more sustainable and responsive to customer needs. Utilizing the LIVING framework allows readers to consider the following dimensions: Live - Do you have a real-time (LIVE) view of your information?; Intelligent - Are you able to connect the essential leverage points in your network through cloud, mobile, and other mediums that provides a platform for analytics? Can you track the DNA of your supply chain at a part number level, globally?; Velocity - Is your entire enterprise and network focused on moving assets faster than ever before in its history?; Interactive- Is there a common governance structure that defines how observations are translated into issues, monitored, validated, and translated into specific actions and responses?; Networked - Is your multi-enterprise supply chain networked in such a manner that a common and aligned view of business priorities and actions aligned with trusting relationships common to everyone?; and Global - Is your network truly global, with a common cultural understanding that transcends borders and views enterprise relationships as a long-term asset that drives growth and transparency anywhere in the world? Each chapter is focused around the LIVING framework and address the changes occurring at Flextronics (an international supply chain solutions company that offers design, manufacturing, distribution, and aftermarket services to original equipment manufacturers), and also brings in other examples of organization
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            ISBN 9781119306252
            Released NZ 26 Jun 2017
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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            Supply Chain Logistics Management

            Supply Chain Logistics Management (Paperback, 3rd edition)

            By Bowersox, Donald J.; Closs, David J.; Cooper, M. Bixby

            By examining the logistics issues within the context of the supply chain, this title captures the fresh trends in Supply Chain Management and Supply Chain Strategy. It provides a foundation that describes the role of logistics within the supply chain.

            ISBN 9780071276177
            Released NZ 17 Apr 2009
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Operations Management
             

            Operations Management (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd ed. 2012)

            By Hill, Alex; Hill, Terry

            • RRP: $178.99
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            Ideal for courses requiring an in-depth yet accessible guide to operations management, this edition has been fully updated to provide coverage of service and manufacturing industries that reflects the modern business environment. Cases cover a range of global brands, ensuring stu...dents can apply theory to the real world.
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            ISBN 9780230362901
            Released NZ 19 Jul 2012
            Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Group Purchasing Organizations: An Undisclosed Scandal in the U.S. Healthcare Industry
              

            Group Purchasing Organizations: An Undisclosed Scandal in the U.S. Healthcare Industry (Hardback)

            By Sethi, S.

            • RRP: $233.99
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            Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) are a massive subset of the healthcare industry that negotiate lower costs for health care supplies by buying for several hospitals at once. This book offers an analysis and critique of this industry.

            ISBN 9780230607675
            Released NZ 16 Aug 2009
            Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
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            The Bermuda Triangle of Business Procurement: How to exploit dormant potentials

            The Bermuda Triangle of Business Procurement: How to exploit dormant potentials (Hardback)

            By Kerkhoff, Gerd

            • RRP: $86.99
            • $86.99
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            Develop the ideal procurement strategy and learn which additional returns can be achieved with a motivated and highly qualified procurement team in this easily comprehensible book. For most entrepreneurs and top managers, procurement is not one of the management tasks with the hi...ghest priority.
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            ISBN 9783527501236
            Released NZ 3 May 2005
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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            Vertical Disintegration in the Corporate Hotel Industry: The End of Business as Usual

            Vertical Disintegration in the Corporate Hotel Industry: The End of Business as Usual (Paperback)

            By Roper, Angela

            • RRP: $86.99
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            This book evaluates how and why vertical disintegration has occurred in the global corporate hotel industry, as it undergoes a structural transformation. It provides a unique insight into the new competitive landscape. Underpinned by academic literature, it includes first-hand ac...counts from the most eminent senior executives of firms in and around the industry. It provides an in-depth perspective of a modern industrial phenomenon and makes observations as to the profitable way forward for the industry. This text is an important read for those working, advising and investing in the sector as well as for students, graduates and researchers.
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            ISBN 9780367362317
            Released NZ 21 Sep 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Research in Hospitality
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            Purchasing and Supply Chain Management: (with CourseMate and eBook Access Card)
             

            Purchasing and Supply Chain Management: (with CourseMate and eBook Access Card) (Mixed media product / Mixed Media, 6th edition, Contains 1 Paperback / softback and 1 Digital online)

            By Weele, Arjan Van

            Employing a flexible managerial perspective, this title provides a complete introduction to the key concepts of this fast moving area.

            ISBN 9781408088463
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781473749443
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2014
            Publisher Cengage Learning Australia
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Study Guide to accompany Purchasing: Selection and Procurment for the Hospitality Industry, 8e

            Study Guide to accompany Purchasing: Selection and Procurment for the Hospitality Industry, 8e (Paperback, 8th Revised edition)

            By Feinstein, Andrew H.; Stefanelli, John M.; Hancock, Gael D.

            • RRP: $68.99
            • $68.99
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            Hospitality professionals will find that the eighth balances purchasing activities with product and information from a management perspective. Each chapter has been revised so that the most current concepts available are presented along with even more in-depth coverage of hospita...lity purchasing.
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            ISBN 9780470316580
            Released NZ 15 Feb 2011
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age General Audience
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