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Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Fourth Edition
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October 2020 | 610 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The Fourth Edition of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management continues its tradition of examining purchasing as it relates to other functions and systems within the organization such as marketing, logistics, and operations. Author WC Benton uses a step-by-step approach, helping students understand the tools to make analysis-driven purchasing decisions. 

Key Features:
- Fully updated to reflect the latest trends in the field 
- Real-world examples and cases illustrate key purchasing concepts and strategies 
- Chapters devoted to special purchasing applications in transportation, equipment, health care, and other professional services 

Part I: Introduction to Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Chapter 1: Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Chapter 2: Purchasing Decisions and Business Strategy
Chapter 3: The Legal Aspects of Purchasing
Part II: Materials Management
Chapter 4: Materials Management
Chapter 5: Inventory Management
Chapter 6: Just-in-Time (Lean) Purchasing
Part III: Fundamentals of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Chapter 7: Purchasing Procedures, E-Procurement, and Systems Contracting
Chapter 8: Supplier Selection and Evaluation
Chapter 9: Strategic Outsourcing
Chapter 10: Global Sourcing
Chapter 11: Supply Partnerships and Supply Chain Power
Chapter 12: Total Quality Management (TQM) and Purchasing
Part IV: Price/Cost Analysis and Negotiation Strategies
Chapter 13: Price Determination
Chapter 14: Bargaining and Negotiations
Part V: Special Purchasing Applications
Chapter 15: Purchasing Transportation Services
Chapter 16: Equipment Acquisition and Disposal
Chapter 17: Health Care Purchasing and Supply Management
Chapter 18: Sourcing Professional Services

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ISBN: 9781071804759