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Supply chain management theory and practice [electronic resource] : the emergence of an academic discipline? / guest editor: Paul. D. Cousins ; co-editors: Benn Lawson and Brian Squire.

Publication:
Bradford, England : Emerald Group Publishing, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (153 p.)
Series:
International Journal of Operations & Production Management ; 26, no. 7
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Subjects:
Production management.
Business logistics.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This e-book asks: Is Supply Chain Management an emerging academic discipline? Supply Chain Management (SCM) has continued to grow in prominence within the field of Operations Management and also within the broader discipline of management. Practitioners have begun to adopt and adapt new techniques to supply management that improve firm performance. Organizations in both the public and private sectors are becoming increasingly aware of the pivotal role that SCM can play in their business success. This is a challenging special issue aimed at stimulating debate rather than providing a definiti
Contents:
Cover; CONTENTS; EDITORIAL BOARD; Supply chain management: theory and practice - the emergence of an academic discipline?; Supply chain management: a structured literature review and implications for future research; Supply management: is it a discipline?; Supply chain management: theory, practice and future challenges; An empirical taxonomy of purchasing functions; Extending green practices across the supply chain; Supply management's evolution: key skill sets for the supply manager of the future
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Contributor:
Cousins, Paul D.
Lawson, Benn.
Squire, Brian.
ISBN:
1-280-70560-4
9786610705603
1-84663-045-2
OCLC:
76969349