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Procurement Principles and Management

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By: Peter Baily(Author), David Farmer(Author), Barry Crocker(Author), David Jessop(Author), David Jones(Author)
Procurement Principles and Management
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  • Procurement Principles and Management ISBN: 9780273713791 Edition: 10 Paperback Apr 2008 Out of Print #190894
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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



1. Purchasing scope and development
2. Strategic procurement and supply chain management
3. Public sector procurement

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

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

18. E-procurement systems
19. Contract management and performance measurement

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Textbook Out of Print
By: Peter Baily(Author), David Farmer(Author), Barry Crocker(Author), David Jessop(Author), David Jones(Author)
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