Supply Chain Management Products

  • Total Construction Management

    Lean Quality in Construction Project Delivery

    By John S. Oakland, Marton Marosszeky

    A convergence of lean management and quality management thinking has taken place in organizations across many industries, including construction. Practices in procurement, design management and construction management are all evolving constantly and understanding these changes and how to react is…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Lean Management

    Edited by Torbjorn H. Netland, Daryl J. Powell

    Interest in the phenomenon known as "lean" has grown significantly in recent years. This is the first volume to provide an academically rigorous overview of the field of lean management, introducing the reader to the application of lean in diverse application areas, from the production floor to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Quality

    A Critical Introduction, 4th Edition

    By John Beckford

    Quality: A Critical Introduction, fourth edition, continues to provide a complete knowledge platform for all those wishing to study the development of the theory and practice of quality management. Exploring the basics of management theory and the work of the quality gurus, who have formed the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23
    Routledge

  • Managing Global Supply Chains

    2nd Edition

    By Ron Basu, J. Nevan Wright

    Starting from the concept that "there is no point driving a Ferrari in a traffic jam", Basu and Wright demonstrate the importance of good supply chain management in Managing Global Supply Chains. Building on the successful Total Supply Chain Management and incorporating the new challenges of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Procuring Successful Mega-Projects

    How to Establish Major Government Contracts Without Ending up in Court

    By Louise Hart

    Mega-projects descending into chaos and litigation embarrass governments all over the world, as the public sector presides over fiascos that waste billions and destroy reputations. Inquiry after Inquiry finds the damaging and costly failures of major government projects can be traced back to the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge

  • Global Value Chains and Global Production Networks

    Changes in the International Political Economy

    Edited by Jeffrey Neilson, Bill Pritchard, Henry Yeung Wai-Chung

    The global economic system is experiencing a profound period of rapid change. The emergence of globalised production and distribution systems, which bring together diverse constellations of economic actors through a complex regime of global corporate governance, state regulation and new…

    Hardback – 2015-03-23
    Routledge

  • Retail Product Management

    Buying and merchandising, 3rd Edition

    By Rosemary Varley

    Retailers must be primed to face increasingly difficult trading conditions thanks to the rise of the internet, increasingly better informed consumers, technological advances and an often competitive environment. This established textbook, now in its third edition, helps to provide students with the…

    Paperback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge

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