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Purchasing and Supply Chain Management,9780078024115

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Edition: 3rd
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 6/7/2013
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill Education


The Third Edition of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management focuses on the interrelationships of purchasing with the rest of the functional and system areas of the organization, with particular emphasis on the interface with marketing, logistics, supply chain management, and operations management. With W.C. Benton’s step-by-step approach, both students and professionals can gain analysis-driven purchasing practice.

Table of Contents

Benton, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, 3e

Part One: 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 Two: Materials Management

Chapter 4: Materials Management

Chapter 5: Inventory Management

Chapter 6: Just-in-Time (Lean) Purchasing

Part Three: Fundamentals of Purchasing and Supply 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 Four: Price/Cost Analysis and Negotiation Strategies

Chapter 13: Price Determination

Chapter 14: Bargaining and Negotiations

Part Five: 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


Purchasing Glossary


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