Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (Monczka, Robert, Handfield, Robert, Giunipero, Larry, and Patterson, James)
Gain a thorough understanding of the critical role of purchasing in the supply chain with one of today's leading-edge strategy and purchasing books--PURCHASING AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, 5E. This turnkey solution provides current and complete coverage that makes it not only a useful book, but also a valuable professional reference tool. This edition presents the most recent critical developments in the field as well as the impact of the recent recession and ongoing business uncertainty on today's supply chain. This leading author team draws from firsthand experience and their relationships with executives and practitioners worldwide to present numerous cases, memorable examples, and unique insights that enable readers to better understand today's purchasing process.
About the Authors
Dr. Robert M. Monczka is Director, Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Strategy Research, The Center for Advanced Purchasing Studies (CAPS); Distinguished Research Professor of Supply Chain Management, The College of Business at Arizona State University(ASU) and a National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM) Professor at ASU. Robert Handfield is the Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management, and the Director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperate at North Carolina State University's Poole College of Management.