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R.J. Carter , Steve Kirby
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  • Paperback: 242 pages
  • Publisher: Liverpool Academic Press (16 May 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1903499259
  • ISBN-13: 978-1903499252
  • Product Dimensions: 22.9 x 15.5 x 1.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 386,196 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The book, written by two leading industry professionals, is aimed at students of the new CIPS level 3 and 4 qualifications, as well as students of procurement option modules on courses such as BTEC Higher Business Studies. It focuses on Tendering and supplier selection, General procurement methods such as the 'Call Off' orders and negotiation, eProcurement, Strategic partnerships, Outsourcing, Purchasing services and Purchasing ethics. The book also includes an introduction to some of the ancillary aspects of supply chain operations such as logistics, international logistics and building relationships.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Practical and concise 4 Mar 2009
A fantastic book which sets out the basics of procurement Very simple, very easy to use both as a practial manual and as a study aid. Fantastic.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Not practical enough 20 Aug 2010
Good if you just need the theory - but not good for public sector procurement - or on the job know how.Technically lacking.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good Book 4 May 2014
Very helpful in completing an assignment. To the point. Good sections of procurement to consider and raise. Good to use from HNC level.
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