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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Customer-Focused Operations

    By Juan P. Montermoso

    Series: Resource Management

    Published June 15th 2012 by Auerbach Publications

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Principles of Supply Chain Management

    By Richard E. Crandall, William R. Crandall, Charlie C. Chen

    Series: Resource Management

    Going beyond the usual supply chain text, Principles of Supply Chain Management not only details the individual components of the supply chain but also illustrates how the pieces must come together. Providing the logic behind why supply chain management is essential, the text examines how supply...

    Published December 15th 2009 by CRC Press