Leading Procurement Strategy: Driving Value Through the Supply Chain

Leading Procurement Strategy: Driving Value Through the Supply Chain

By: Carlos Mena (author), Martin Christopher (author), Remko van Hoek (author)Paperback

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Leading Procurement Strategy shows you how to unleash full business value through procurement. The broad perspective of different industries, underpinning academic theory and short case studies will help you to gain a clear understanding of the impact of procurement on competitive advantage. Through tackling the key issues that procurement practitioners encounter the authors' equip you with the skills you need to apply powerful and practical tools for managing procurement and supply. Their indispensable advice will make it easier for you to manage and mitigate risks in your supply chain and to appreciate the major issues affecting the procurement function.

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About Author

Carlos Mena is Director of the Centre for Strategic Procurement and Supply Management at Cranfield and head of the Executive Procurement Network (EPN). He has been responsible for more than ten research projects in supply chain related fields such as global sourcing, sustainable supply chains and collaboration involving world leading organizations such as ASDA (Wal-Mart), British Airways, Coca-Cola, Ford, M&S, Tata, Tesco and P&G. Remko van Hoek is a Visiting Professor at Cranfield and is Global Procurement Director at PwC. He is a frequent contributor to roundtables and trainings and has won ten academic awards for his work. Remko also serves on the Board of Directors of the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals in the US and the Advisory Board of the Procurement Leaders Network. Martin Christopher is Professor of Marketing and Logistics at Cranfield. His work in the field of logistics and supply chain management has gained international recognition. He is a regular contributor to conferences and workshops around the world.


Section - ONE: Procurement strategy;Chapter - 01: Introduction: the strategic role of procurement - Dr Carlos Mena;Chapter - 02: Procurement and the organization: organizing for the future - Dr Remko van Hoek;Chapter - 03: The strategic procurement cycle - Dr Carlos Mena;Section - TWO: Procurement and the supply network;Chapter - 04: Supplier relationship management - Dr Remko van Hoek;Chapter - 05: Global sourcing - Dr Martin Christopher;Section - THREE: Delivering performance in procurement;Chapter - 06: Strategic cost management - Dr Lisa M Ellram;Chapter - 07: From cost to value in procurement - Dr Remko van Hoek;Chapter - 08: Supply chain risk management - Dr Martin Christopher;Chapter - 09: Information technology in procurement - Dr Alan Smart;Section - FOUR: Sustaining procurement performance;Chapter - 10: Sustainable procurement - Dr Carlos Mena;Chapter - 11: The future of procurement: a wealth of opportunities - Dr Soroosh Saghiri (Sam) and Dr Carlos Mena

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/09/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780749470333
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9780749470333
  • weight: 390
  • ISBN10: 074947033X

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