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Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
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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
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