Supply Chain Management Products

  • Workers' Rights and Labor Compliance in Global Supply Chains

    Is a Social Label the Answer?

    Edited by Jennifer Bair, Doug Miller, Marsha Dickson

    This book provides insight into the potential for the market to protect and improve labour standards and working conditions in global apparel supply chains. It examines the possibilities and limitations of market approaches to securing social compliance in global manufacturing industries. It does…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Business Ethics

  • Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Volume 2

    Annotated Sample Contract Forms

    By Howard M. Steinberg

    Any project which involves an EPC contract is also likely to involve a number of other complicated contracts. The challenge of the parties to an EPC contract is not to try to eliminate risk but rather put into place a narrative structure that enables the parties to predict the contractual result…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22 
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Volume 1

    The Project Sponsor's Perspective

    By Howard M. Steinberg

    In Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Volume 1, Howard M. Steinberg presents a practical and comprehensive guide to understanding virtually every aspect of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for infrastructure projects. The 25 chapters in Volume 1 are supplemented…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22 
    Routledge

  • Fair Trade Organizations and Social Enterprise

    Social Innovation through Hybrid Organization Models

    By Benjamin Huybrechts

    For several decades, social enterprises have been pioneers in the conception and implementation of a pathbreaking social innovation: Fair Trade (FT). Fair Trade Social Enterprises have created a movement which has challenged mainstream trading practices and offered development opportunities for…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • The Strategic Alliance Handbook

    A Practitioners Guide to Business-to-Business Collaborations

    By Mike Nevin

    Strategic alliances offer organisations an alternative to organic growth or acquisition when faced with the need to develop the business to a new level, innovate in terms of products or services or significantly reduce costs. The Strategic Alliance Handbook is a clear and complete guide to the nuts…

    Paperback – 2016-06-18 
    Routledge

  • Managing Project Ending

    By Virpi Havila, Asta Salmi

    Understanding project endings is a significant part of project management, yet there is relatively little work published in this important area. This book addresses the gap, focusing on the successful management of project endings, showing how to plan for the ending of a project, how to create…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Commercial Distribution in Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Dawson

    The physical distribution of products is an important element in the marketing operations of all productive enterprises, and in many cases efficient distribution is the most important single factor leading to success. With the emergence of post-industrial society the role of distribution has come…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Successful Supply Chain Vendor Compliance

    By Norman Katz

    Successful Supply Chain Vendor Compliance explains the technical, process and cultural elements that go into a successful compliance program. Even the largest companies find managing vendors a daunting task. If you get it wrong then you risk inadvertently penalizing potentially valuable suppliers…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04
    Routledge

  • Value and Waste in Lean Construction

    Edited by Fidelis A. Emuze, Tarcisio A. Saurin

    Non-value adding activities are otherwise known as ‘waste’ in the lean construction lexicon. The aim of this collection is to build a common understanding of the role and contribution of value-adding activities in achieving stipulated objectives and continuous improvement in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge

  • Human Resource Management in the Project-Oriented Organization

    Towards a Viable System for Project Personnel

    By Martina Huemann

    Organizations regularly assume that the culture, values, dynamic and organization of their temporary project organizations are merely a smaller version of the original parent. Given that project organizations are made up of people and teams drawn, in most cases, from outside and inside the parent,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-16
    Routledge

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Labor Standards

    Firms and Activists in the Making of Private Regulation

    By Luc Fransen

    How effective are multinational companies at improving working conditions in their supply chains? This book focuses on a crucial dynamic in private efforts at regulating labor standards in international production chains. It addresses questions regarding the quality of rules (Are existing efforts…

    Paperback – 2015-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Food Supply Chain Management

    Edited by Ari Paloviita, Marja Järvelä

    The success of the entire food supply chain depends on the prosperity of farms and local communities. The direct climate change risks faced by the agricultural sector are therefore also risks to businesses and food supply chains. Hence the importance of resilience at farm level, community level and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

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