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Resource Management

Series Editor: William T. Walker

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  1. Building Network Capabilities in Turbulent Competitive Environments

    Business Success Stories from the BRICs

    By Paul Hong, YoungWon Park

    Series: Resource Management

    Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC) are among the largest and fastest-growing economies in the world. The enormous size of the customer base in these emerging markets is the strategic concern of global business firms. Successful market performance in these markets requires sound understanding...

    Published November 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Supply Chain Risk Management

    An Emerging Discipline

    By Gregory L. Schlegel, Robert J. Trent

    Series: Resource Management

    You don’t have to outrun the bear … you just have to outrun the other guy. Often in business we only have to run a bit faster than our competitors to be successful. The same is true in risk management. While we would always like to anticipate and prevent risk from happening, when risk events do...

    Published October 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Supply Chain Optimization through Segmentation and Analytics

    By Gerhard J. Plenert

    Series: Resource Management

    We live in a world where we try to solve similar problems in structurally the same way. But they simply are not optimally solved all the same. Supply Chain Optimization through Segmentation and Analytics addresses the issue of optimizing the planning and scheduling process and asks the question; "...

    Published April 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Vanishing Boundaries

    How Integrating Manufacturing and Services Creates Customer Value, Second Edition

    By Richard E. Crandall, William R. Crandall

    Series: Resource Management

    Businesses need to become more consumer-centric, efficient, and quality conscious. Yet global competition and supply chain complexity are increasing so rapidly that managers must reach across the manufacturing and service boundary to gather more universally applicable ideas. Vanishing Boundaries:...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Food Safety Regulatory Compliance

    Catalyst for a Lean and Sustainable Food Supply Chain

    By Preston W. Blevins

    Series: Resource Management

    The global sourcing of ingredients has created complex supply chains, significant management challenges, and additional regulatory compliance requirements. This places tremendous pressure on food manufacturers, many of whom lack the knowledge, concepts, techniques, and procedures to comply with...

    Published November 16th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Driving Strategy to Execution Using Lean Six Sigma

    A Framework for Creating High Performance Organizations

    By Gerhard Plenert, Tom Cluley

    Series: Resource Management

    Many organizations develop strategic plans that gather dust on bookshelves. Many other organizations employ Lean and Six Sigma methodologies to eliminate waste and reduce process variation only to find they are not moving the big bars that measure success for the organization. Driving Strategy to...

    Published April 11th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Building Network Capabilities in Turbulent Competitive Environments

    Practices of Global Firms from Korea and Japan

    By Young Won Park, Paul Hong

    Series: Resource Management

    Since the start of the recent financial crisis, as most global firms struggle to remain competitive, an increasing number of Korean and Japanese firms have experienced an amazing rate of growth and expansion. Although academic researchers and business leaders in the United States, China, Brazil,...

    Published December 19th 2011 by CRC Press

  8. Integral Logistics Management

    Operations and Supply Chain Management Within and Across Companies, Fourth Edition

    By Paul Schönsleben

    Series: Resource Management

    From the Foreword of the First Edition of Integral Logistics Management: Operations and Supply Chain Management Within and Across Companies: "Changes in the world outside the company alter the way that we look at problems and priorities in the company itself. This presents new challenges to company...

    Published August 4th 2011 by Auerbach Publications

  9. Lean Management Principles for Information Technology

    By Gerhard J. Plenert

    Series: Resource Management

    Whether it's because of a lack of understanding, poor planning, or a myriad of other things, 50 to 60 percent of the IT effort in most companies can be considered waste. Explaining how to introduce Lean principles to your IT functions to reduce and even eliminate this waste, Lean...

    Published July 28th 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Introduction to Supply Chain Management Technologies, Second Edition

    By David Frederick Ross

    Series: Resource Management

    It is almost impossible to conceive of the concept and practical application of supply chain management (SCM) without linking it to the enabling power of today’s information technologies. Building upon the foundations of the first edition, Introduction to Supply Chain Management Technologies,...

    Published October 12th 2010 by CRC Press