The Essentials of Supply Chain Management: New Business Concepts and Applications (FT Press Operations Management)

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This is today's indispensable introduction to supply chain management for today's students and tomorrow's managers – not yesterday's! Prof. Hokey Min focuses on modern business strategies and applications – transcending obsolete logistics- and purchasing-driven approaches still found in many competitive books.

 

Focusing on outcomes throughout, The Essentials of Supply Chain Management shows how to achieve continuous organizational success by applying modern supply chain concepts. Reflecting his extensive recent experience working with leading executives and managers, Min teaches highly-effective methods for supply chain thinking and problem-solving. You'll master an integrated Total System Approach that places functions like inventory control and transportation squarely in context, helping you smoothly integrate internal and external functions, and establish effective inter-firm cooperation and strategic alliances across complex supply chains. Coverage includes:

  • Understanding modern sourcing, logistics, operations, sales, and marketing – and how they fit together
  • Using modern supply chain methods to improve customer satisfaction and quality
  • Working with cutting-edge supply chain technology and metrics
  • Moving towards greater sustainability and more effective risk management
  • Working with core analytical tools to evaluate supply chain practices and measure performance
  • Legal, ethical, cultural, and environmental/sustainability aspects of modern supply chain operations
  • How to build a career in global supply chain management

The Essentials of Supply Chain Management will be an indispensable resource for all graduate and undergraduate students in supply chain management, and for every practitioner pursuing professional certification or executive education in the field.

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This is the indispensable introduction to supply chain management for tomorrow’s leaders and managers. Professor Hokey Min focuses on modern business strategies and applications, transcending obsolete logistics and purchasing-driven approaches still found in many other books.

 

Focusing on outcomes throughout, Min demonstrates how to achieve continuous organizational success by applying modern supply chain concepts and best practices. Reflecting extensive recent experience working with leading practitioners, he introduces proven methods for understanding and solving real supply chain problems.

 

You’ll master an integrated Total System Approach that places functions like inventory control and transportation squarely in context. Step by step, Min shows how to smoothly integrate internal and external functions, and how to establish effective inter-firm cooperation and strategic alliances. Along the way, he addresses crucial issues ranging from sustainability to risk management and metrics, and offers expert guidance on building your career in this vitally important field.

  • Principles, strategies, big pictures, and ultimate goals
    Build global supply chains that maximize customer value and competitive advantage
  • Successfully integrate and manage core supply chain functions
    Master modern demand planning, inventory, warehousing, transportation, sourcing, and logistics
  • Go global: Leverage the opportunities, manage the risks
    From high-level principles to import/export paperwork and contract management
  • Build a responsible, sustainable, and ethical supply chain
    Understand the triple bottom line, green supply chains, and more
  • Measure performance: KPIs, SCOR, balanced scorecards, and more
    Link supply chain and business performance–and continually improve them both

 

THE REAL-WORLD, OUTCOMES-FOCUSED GUIDE TO MODERN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

 

  • Focuses on maximizing organizational success, business performance, customer satisfaction, and quality
  • Reflects up-to-date theory, practice, and examples–NOT obsolete “logistics” or “purchasing” approaches
  • Covers all facets of the integrated global supply chain, from sourcing and logistics to marketing and strategic alliances

This concise, practical guide introduces modern supply chain management as it really is: an innovative way to achieve competitive advantage, not just another word for operations, purchasing, or logistics.

 

Through up-to-date examples, students and managers will learn how to integrate all key elements of supply chain management, from sourcing and logistics to sales/marketing and global partnerships.

 

You’ll master all the crucial concepts and best practices you need to succeed in modern supply chain management. Min offers deep insights about how modern supply chains and networks fit together, shows how to assess supply chain practices and performance, and introduces a systematic approach to thinking through supply chain problems–and solving them.

 

Min examines crucial issues ranging from resiliency, sustainability, and risk management to the legal, ethical, and environmental aspects of supply chain operations. He also offers indispensable practical guidance for students and frontline managers seeking to pursue professional certification and build successful careers.


 

About the Author:

Dr. Hokey Min is the James R. Good Chair in Global Supply Chain Strategy in the Department of Management at the Bowling Green State University. He was Professor of Supply Chain Management, Distinguished University Scholar, and Founding Executive Director of the Logistics and Distribution Institute (LoDI), the UPS Center for World-wide Supply Chain Management, and the Center for Supply Chain Workforce Development at the University of Louisville. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Management Sciences and Logistics from Ohio State University. His expertise includes global logistics strategy, healthcare supply chains, closed-loop supply chains, e-synchronized supply chains, service benchmarking, and supply chain modeling. He has published more than 170 scholarly articles in various refereed journals including European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Business Logistics, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Journal of Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Journal of the Operational Research Society, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Transportation Journal, and Transportation Research. He recently authored a book titled Healthcare Supply Chain Management: Basic Concept and Principles. He has also engaged in numerous consulting projects with more than 50 different organizations including UPS, Brown-Forman Beverage World-Wide, Syntel Inc., Nationwide Insurance, National Tobacco Company, Time-It Transportation, Pegasus Transportation Inc., Usher Transport Inc., Nagle Trucking, Houston-Johnson Inc., Master Halco, Briggs and Stratten, West-Point Stevens, ScanSteel Inc., Dixie Warehouse Services, GenLyte Thomas Industries, Owens Corning, Buckeye Cable Systems, Andersons Inc., BioFit, Kentucky Motor Transport Association, Korea Maritime Institute (KMI), Korea Ocean Research Development Institute (KORDI), The Korea Research Institute of Ships & Ocean Engineering (KRISO), and The Chinese Rural Energy & Environment Agency.

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