Directing the ERP Implementation A Best Practice Guide to Avoiding Program Failure Traps While Tuning System Performance
Building Network Capabilities in Turbulent Competitive Environments Business Success Stories from the BRICs
Principles of Supply Chain Management
Vanishing Boundaries How Integrating Manufacturing and Services Creates Customer Value, Second Edition
By Gary A Langenwalter
September 28, 1999
To achieve success in today's business climate you must do more than provide high quality low cost products to customers when and how they want them. Customers and suppliers require fully integrated information - throughout the supply chain or value chain. You must integrate your organization so ...
By Mark A. Vonderembse
October 19, 2017
While many students, parents, educators, and organizations who hire their graduates hold US universities in high regard, the cost of higher education has risen much faster than the rate of inflation. High costs, in turn, have severely limited access to higher education for large portions of the US ...
By Mark A. Vonderembse, David D. Dobrzykowski
October 24, 2016
The evidence is undeniable. By any measure, the US spends more on healthcare than any other country in the world, yet its health outcomes as measure by longevity are in the bottom half among developed countries, and its health-related quality of life has remained constant or declined since 1998. In...
By William T. Walker
August 26, 2015
All too often, entrepreneurs start small businesses unaware of their need for a supply chain network. And, large companies are acquired and their product lines merged with little regard for supply chain network integration and rationalization. Written for practitioners by a practitioner with 40 ...
By Michael W. Pelphrey
April 02, 2015
Although many books outline approaches for successful ERP implementations, the data shows that most ERP efforts yield minimal return on investment (ROI), with most projects failing. Directing the ERP Implementation: A Best Practice Guide to Avoiding Program Failure Traps While Tuning System ...
By Paul Hong, YoungWon Park
December 19, 2014
Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC) are among the largest and fastest-growing economies in the world. The enormous size of the customer base in these emerging markets is the strategic concern of global business firms. Successful market performance in these markets requires sound understanding ...
By Richard E. Crandall, Richard E. Crandall, William R. Crandall, Charlie C. Chen
December 11, 2014
The second edition of this popular textbook presents a balanced overview of the principles of supply chain management. Going beyond the usual supply chain text, Principles of Supply Chain Management not only details the individual components of the supply chain, but also illustrates how the pieces ...
By Gregory L. Schlegel, Robert J. Trent
October 14, 2014
You don’t have to outrun the bear … you just have to outrun the other guy. Often in business we only have to run a bit faster than our competitors to be successful. The same is true in risk management. While we would always like to anticipate and prevent risk from happening, when risk events do ...
By Gerhard J. Plenert
April 01, 2014
We live in a world where we try to solve similar problems in structurally the same way. But they simply are not optimally solved all the same. Supply Chain Optimization through Segmentation and Analytics addresses the issue of optimizing the planning and scheduling process and asks the question; "...
By Richard E. Crandall, William R. Crandall
October 23, 2013
Businesses need to become more consumer-centric, efficient, and quality conscious. Yet global competition and supply chain complexity are increasing so rapidly that managers must reach across the manufacturing and service boundary to gather more universally applicable ideas. Vanishing Boundaries: ...
By Preston W. Blevins
November 16, 2012
The global sourcing of ingredients has created complex supply chains, significant management challenges, and additional regulatory compliance requirements. This places tremendous pressure on food manufacturers, many of whom lack the knowledge, concepts, techniques, and procedures to comply with ...
By Gerhard Plenert, Tom Cluley
April 11, 2012
Many organizations develop strategic plans that gather dust on bookshelves. Many other organizations employ Lean and Six Sigma methodologies to eliminate waste and reduce process variation only to find they are not moving the big bars that measure success for the organization. Driving Strategy to ...