'the fourth edition, published this year, is virtually a complete re-write but still retains the virtues which made it essential reading for both students and experienced practitioners'
Supply Management, on 4th edition--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
From the Back Cover
- Three completely new chapters;
- Every chapter has been thoroughly revised and updated, with some restructuring in response to reviewers’ feedback;
- Increased international perspective with new chapters on global sourcing and transporting supplies;
- Greater emphasis on supply chain management including a new chapter on logistics and supply chains;
- Inclusion of end-of-chapter cases and discussion questions;
- Updated glossary for quick reference.
Kenneth Lysons is a graduate of three universities and also possesses a number of diplomas and professional qualifications. After ten years individual experience he held a number of senior educational appointments and examinerships. He now works as a consultant specialising in the fields of purchasing and human relations management. He has written extensively in management subjects.
Michael Gillingham holds a number of degrees and postgraduate qualifications, as well as having thirty years professional experience in purchasing and supply. His areas of interest include international purchasing and purchasing strategy. He is currently a senior lecturer at Thames Valley University, London.
CIPS is an international organisation, based in the UK, serving the purchasing and supply profession. With 32,000 members worldwide, CIPS is dedicated to promoting best practice and provides a programme of continuous improvement in professional standards, raising awareness of the effective contribution management of supply markets makes to corporate, national and international prosperity.
About the Author
Dr Brian Farrington is the Managing Director of his specialist company, Brian Farrington Limited. They provide training and consultancy support to the public and private sectors of business. They work on major projects and high-value, high-profile procurements. He has extensive experience in the USA, Canada, Southern Africa, Hong Kong and Europe. He has resolved major disputes and negotiated major contracts, including outsourcing key business services.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.