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The Procurement Models Handbook

3rd Edition

By Andrea Cordell, Ian Thompson


186 pages | 60 B/W Illus.

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Building from the previous two successful editions, The Procurement Models Handbook is an essential resource for everyone working in the procurement profession, including those selling directly to it. The authors provide the reader with a useful guide to the business models most frequently applied in the procurement and supply chain arena.

Procurement and supply chain management are two of the highest contributors to corporate success in the modern world. This third edition is a new revised international version with additional tools that reflect the value of procurement in our globally-connected world. The authors have included over 50 well-established strategic and operational models that have a proven track record of delivering value over years of practice. Each model is presented pictorially, with explanatory commentary on its practical application to support.

These models are designed to save unnecessary cost and deliver significant benefits for their user and have been carefully selected by the authors based on their originality and usefulness for practical application in the context of procurement and the supply chain. The Procurement Models Handbook is an invaluable and enduring source of reference for practitioners and business managers, as well as an essential learning support for business and procurement students.

Table of Contents

Introduction Section 1. Key Processes Section 2. Strategic Analysis Section 3. Relationships Section 4. Negotiation Section 5. Management Section 6. Organisation

About the Authors

Andrea Cordell is a well-known international speaker and author on strategy, negotiation and procurement-related matters. She has worked in senior positions at several global organisations and is currently the managing director of Cordie Ltd, a leading sales and procurement training and consulting company.

Ian Thompson is a leading authority on procurement and category management, having worked in a number of senior positions at global organisations and consulting companies. He is one of the founding directors of Cordie Ltd, a leading sales and procurement training and consulting company.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Operations Research
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Purchasing & Buying
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Production & Operations Management
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Research & Development