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Procurement Principles and Management

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Procurement Principles and Management

Now in its eleventh edition, Procurement Principles and Management has been...

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By: Peter Baily (Author), David Farmer (Author), Barry Crocker (Author), David Jessop (Author), David Jones (Author)

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Apr 2008 | Edition: 10 | #190894 | ISBN-13: 9780273713791
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Previously titled Purchasing Principles and Management, this book has been essential reading and the standard text for practitioners and students of the subject of purchasing or procurement for nearly 40 years. This new tenth edition continues to cover the continuous change and development in the field of Purchasing and care is taken to balance new emerging philosophies with the proven and established thinking and practice in the profession. Procurement, Principles and Management will provide the reader with a reflection of sound mainstream practice combined with comment and insight into developing ideas and approaches.

This edition includes:
- New chapters on outsourcing, corporate social responsibility and e-procurement systems
- Well-integrated new material on time compression, global sourcing and contract performance measurement
- New case studies plus mini-cases dotted throughout chapters to reflect themes from the text in actual supply management practice around the world
- New Research boxes within chapters to link academic research and procurement industry practice
- New PowerPoint Slides and an Instructor's Manual for Lecturers teaching the subject


Contents

Preface

PART ONE: OBJECTIVES AND DEVELOPMENT
1. Purchasing scope and development
2. Strategic procurement and supply chain management
3. Public sector procurement

PART TWO: KEY PROCUREMENT ISSUES
4. Outsourcing
5. Quality management
6. Inventory management
7. Lead time and time Compression
8. Sourcing strategies and relationships
9. Price and total cost of ownership
10. Negotiations

PART THREE: APPLICATIONS
11. Project procurement
12. Procurement of commodities
13. International and global sourcing
14. Capital procurement
15. Retail procurement and efficient consumer response (ECR)
16. Services procurement
17. Corporate social responsibility

PART FOUR: E-PROCUREMENT SYSTEMS AND CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
18. E-procurement systems
19. Contract management and performance measurement


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