Making Supply Chain Management Work: Design, Implementation, Partnerships, Technology, and Profits, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Making Supply Chain Management Work

Design, Implementation, Partnerships, Technology, and Profits, 1st Edition

Edited by James B. Ayers

Auerbach Publications

752 pages | 102 B/W Illus.

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Any supply chain improvement project, even if well conceived, has a good chance of failing, unless the accompanying information technology enables the design. Being prepared, understanding the risks and how to reduce them, will give you the edge you need. Combining a technology focus with practical advice, Making Supply Chain Management Work: Design, Implementation, Partnerships, Technology, and Profits gives you the tools to not only design new supply chains, but to design them effectively.

The book begins with an introduction to SCM. It identifies and describes the five management tasks that are changing as organizations increasingly compete as parts of supply chains rather than standalone entities. Doing well in all five is a prerequisite for success. These tasks are:

  • Designing supply chain for strategic management

  • Implementing collaborative relationships within the organization

  • Forging supply chain partnerships with other organizations

  • Managing supply chain information

  • Making money from the supply chain

    The book provides insights into the special requirements for improving supply chains, and consequently improving competitiveness. The chapters show you how to streamline the supply chain change implementation process, including systems changes, reducing the risk of wasting your time and money on an effort that is going nowhere in an area vital to the survival of your business. Making Supply Chain Management Work: Design, Implementation, Partnerships, Technology, and Profits highlights what can go wrong and more importantly, gives you the tools to make it go right.

  • Table of Contents

    Introduction to the Supply Chain

    A Primer on Supply Chain Management, J.B. Ayers

    Electronic Commerce, R. Drummond

    Is Supply Chain Management the Same as ERP? J.B. Ayers

    e-Factory Technology Solution Sets, A.N. Beavers, Jr.

    Hot Information Technology Issues, J. Kanter

    Information Darwinism: The Impact of the Internet on Global Manufacturing, E.A. Marks

    Understanding E-Commerce Strategically: The Dawn of IT Fighting, B.H. Boar

    Supply Chain Strategies, J.B. Ayers

    Building a Leadership Organization, B. Jeffrey

    Stages in Information Systems Management, D.S. Tan

    Task 1: Designing Supply Chains for Competitive Advantage

    The New Value Chain, D. Aldrich

    Results-Based IT in an Era of Process, L.R. DeJarnett

    The Enterprise Resource Planning System as a Strategic Solution, R.L Jenson and I.R. Johnson

    Strategic Implications of Electronic Linkages, D. Young, H.H. Carr, and R.K. Rainer, Jr.

    The Evolution of EDI for Competitive Advantage: The FedEx Case, M.L. Williams and M.N. Frolick

    Portfolio Techniques Eliminate Lingering IT Management Problems, M. Bills

    Developing a Global Information Vision, T. Christmann

    Aligning Strategies, Processes, and Information Technology: A Case Study, R. Feurer, K. Chaharbaghi, M. Weber, and J. Wargin

    Task 2: Implementing Collaborative Relationships

    Supply Chain Information Systems: Putting the Process First, J.B. Ayers

    The New Enabling Role of the IT Infrastructure, J.W. Ross and J.F. Rockart

    Are Human Resources Departments Ready for e-HR? M. Karakanian

    The CIO Role in the Era of Dislocation, J.E. Showalter

    Enterprise Transformation and Data Management, R. Lee

    Transformation through Proactive Systems: A Case Study, Marsha Lewin, Keith Kennedy, and James B. Ayers

    EUC Professionals as Change Agents, S.L. Stokes, Jr.

    An Information Architecture for the Global Manufacturing Enterprise, R.L. Sloan and H.H. Green

    Organizational Pitfalls of Reengineering, D.P. Cardarelli, R. Agarwal, and M. Tanniru

    Quality and Change Management, Y.A. Pollalis

    Developing Reward and Compensation Systems to Motivate Self-Managed Teams, M. Weiss

    Task 3: Forging Supply Chain Partnerships

    Reengineering the Supply Chain: The Next Hurdle, Scott Stephens, C. Gustin, and J. B. Ayers

    Interorganizational Systems and Supply Chain Management: An Information Processing Perspective, G.P. Premkumar

    Are You in Control of Your E-Commerce Strategy? A.J. Czuchry, M.M. Yasin, and P. Bayes

    Business-to-Business Exchanges, M. Tumolo

    Partnering on Extranets for Strategic Advantage, S. Chan and T.R.V. Davis

    An Implementor's Guide to E-Commerce, J. Care

    Root Cause: Weak Links, J.B. Ayers

    Outsourcing and Long-Term Strategy, W.R. King

    Public Web Sites as a Component of Corporate Supplier Communication, D. Young

    Application Service Providers, D.T. Dewire

    Task 4: Managing Supply Chain Information

    Infocentric Automation: An IT View of Controls, E.A. Marks

    Web-Based Data Warehousing: Fundamentals, Challenges, and Solutions, L. Chen and M.N. Frolick

    Web-Enabled Data Warehouses, M. Ayala-Bush, J. Jordan, and W. Kuketz

    Data Warehousing Stages of Growth, H. Watson, T. Ariyachandra, and R.J. Matyska, Jr.

    Leveraging Developed Software: An Economic Perspective, H.H. Green and R. Walker

    Leveraging Developed Software: Organizational Implications, H.H. Green and R. Walker

    Business-to-Business Integration Using E-Commerce, I. Gileadi

    The Future of Application Service Providers, M. Raisinghani and M. Kwiatkowski

    Refurbishing Legacy Systems: An Effective Approach to Maintenance, W.F. Lenihan

    Task 5: Making Money from the Supply Chain

    Shifting to Distributed Computing, R. Ross

    Knowledge Management for E-Business Performance: Advancing Information Strategy to "Internet Time", Y. Malhotra

    Supply Chain Prestudies, J.B. Ayers

    Improving Supply Chain Management for the Mining and Metals Industry, P. Held and K. Kelton

    Enhancing Manufacturing Performance with ERP Systems, R. Palaniswamy and T. Frank

    Technology, Inventory, and the Supply Chain: Roles in Business Model Building, J.B. Ayers

    Managing Customer Expectations, Holmes Miller

    ERP, One Letter at a Time, B. Jeffery and J. Morrison

    Whether to Outsource and Downsize, D.B. Hoyt

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