Introduction To Materials Management

Author: Tony Arnold
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134203844
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For all courses in Materials Management, Production, Inventory Control, and Logistics taught in business and industrial technology departments of community colleges, four-year colleges, and universities. Helps readers understand all elements of production planning and control, and how they fit together. Introduction to Materials Managementcovers all the essentials of modern supply chain management, manufacturing planning and control systems, purchasing, and physical distribution. Clearly written and exceptionally user-friendly, it’s content, examples, questions, and problems lead students step-by-step to mastery. Widely adopted by colleges and universities worldwide, this is the only APICS-listed reference text for the Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) CPIM certification examination.

Introduction To Materials Management Global Edition

Author: Steve Chapman
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 1292162376
Size: 50.23 MB
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For all courses in Materials Management, Production, Inventory Control, and Logistics taught in business and industrial technology departments of community colleges, four-year colleges, and universities. Understand all elements of production planning and control, and how they fit together with Introduction to Materials Management. Clearly written and exceptionally user-friendly, this text covers all the essentials of modern supply chain management, manufacturing planning and control systems, purchasing, and physical distribution. Content, examples, questions, and problems lead students step-by-step to mastery. Widely adopted by colleges and universities worldwide, this is the only APICS-listed reference text for the Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) CPIM certification examination.

Introduction To Materials Management

Author: J. R. Tony Arnold
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781292021089
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For all courses in Materials Management, Production, Inventory Control, and Logistics taught in business and industrial technology departments of community colleges, four-year colleges, and universities. Introduction to Materials Management, Seventh Edition covers all the essentials of modern supply chain management, manufacturing planning and control systems, purchasing, and physical distribution. Clearly written and exceptionally user-friendly, its content, examples, questions, and problems lead students step-by-step to mastery. This edition's extensive updates include: new techniques, technology, and case studies; reorganized and expanded coverage of lean production and JIT manufacturing; new information on sustainability and green production; use of INCOTERMS for global supply chains; revised end-of-chapter problems, and more.

Introduction To Materials Management Pearson New International Edition

Author: J. R. Tony Arnold
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 1292034335
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For all courses in Materials Management, Production, Inventory Control, and Logistics taught in business and industrial technology departments of community colleges, four-year colleges, and universities. Introduction to Materials Management, Seventh Edition covers all the essentials of modern supply chain management, manufacturing planning and control systems, purchasing, and physical distribution. Clearly written and exceptionally user-friendly, its content, examples, questions, and problems lead students step-by-step to mastery. This edition’s extensive updates include: new techniques, technology, and case studies; reorganized and expanded coverage of lean production and JIT manufacturing; new information on sustainability and “green” production; use of INCOTERMS for global supply chains; revised end-of-chapter problems, and more. Widely adopted by colleges and universities worldwide, this is the only APICS-listed reference text for the Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) CPIM certification examination.

Reinventing The Supply Chain Life Cycle

Author: Marc J. Schniederjans
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 0132963906
Size: 28.16 MB
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Optimize supply chains throughout their entire lifecycle: creation, growth, maturity, and decline! Reflecting up-to-the-minute "in-the-trenches" experience and pioneering research, this book illuminates the complex transformational processes associated with managing complex supply chains that incorporate multiple products and services within ever-changing networks. Marc J. Schniederjans and Stephen B. Legrand walk you through: starting, creating, and building new supply chains; then, realigning those supply chains for growth, adjusting to dynamic change, readjusting networks, building flexibility, and managing new supply chain risks. Next, they offer practical, realistic guidance for realigning "mature" supply chains, innovating, controlling costs; and smoothly managing declining demand. Throughout, they offer invaluable insights and tools for negotiating, measuring performance, anticipating change, improving agility and flexibility, meeting commitments to social responsibility and the law; and much more. Based on the authors' up-to-the minute supply chain experience and pioneering academic research, Reinventing the Supply Chain Life Cycle contains many real-world examples and interviews with executives from some of the world’s top organizations. It integrates content related to key certifications and offers valuable material that can be incorporated directly into existing supply chain practices, procedures, and policies.

Rfid In The Supply Chain

Author: Pedro Reyes
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071634983
Size: 65.44 MB
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A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO IMPROVING SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS WITH RFID Written by the Director of the Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management at Baylor University, RFID in the Supply Chain offers expert insight to help you decide whether, when, and how to use RFID technology to improve supply chain management processes. This informative volume provides a technological overview of RFID and explains the three architecture layers of the Electronic Product Code (EPC) global standards: identify, capture, and exchange. Building consensus for RFID adoption as well as security and privacy concerns are discussed. Real-world case studies illustrate the broad range of RFID applications across industries. A summary of RFID benefits and a look ahead at future implementations conclude this detailed resource. Coverage includes: Technical overview of RFID technology basics and systems components Advantages and limitations of RFID EPC global industry standards Operational, technical, and financial challenges in designing RFID applications RFID security and privacy concerns and solutions Business analytics and building the business case for RFID implementation Improved supply chain visibility Improved asset visibility and capital goods tracking Work-in-progress tracking--managing internal supply chains Library management systems Returnable asset tracking Features 32 case studies of successful RFID implementation at: Gillette * Charles Vogele Group * Intermountain Healthcare * Walter Reed Army Medical Center * AeroScout * Erlangen University Hospital (Germany) * Royal Phillips Electronics * Pro-X Pharmaceuticals * Endware Defense Systems * National Library Board Singapore * Belgian University Library * Rewe Group * and many others

Modern Construction Management

Author: Frank Harris
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118510186
Size: 58.58 MB
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This new edition of a core undergraduate textbook for construction managers reflects current best practice, topical industry preoccupations and latest developments in courses and fundamental subjects for students. While the construction process still requires traditional skills, changes over recent decades today demand improved understanding of modern business, production and contractual practices. The authors have responded accordingly and the book has undergone a thorough re-write, eliminating some of the older material and adding new processes now considered essential to achieving lean construction. Particular emphasis is given, for example, to supply chains and networks, value and risk management, BIM, ICT, project arrangements, corporate social responsibility, training, health and welfare and environmental sustainability. Modern Construction Management presents construction as a socially responsible, innovative, carbon-reducing, manager-involved, people-orientated, crisis-free industry that is efficient and cost effective. The overall themes for the Seventh Edition are: Drivers for efficiency: lean construction underpinning production management and off-site production methods. Sustainability: reflecting the transition to a low carbon economy. Corporate Social Responsibility: embracing health & safety, modernistic contracts, effective procurement, and employment issues. Building Information Management: directed towards the improvement of construction management systems. The comprehensive selection of worked examples, based on real and practical situations in construction management and methods will help to consolidate learning. A companion website at www.wiley.com/go/MCM7 offers invaluable support material for both tutors and students: Solutions to the self-learning exercises PowerPoint slides with discussion topics Journal and web references Structured to reflect site, business and corporate responsibilities of managers in construction, the book continues to provide strong coverage of the salient elements required for developing and equipping the modern construction manager with the competencies and skills for both technical and business related areas.

The Environmental Policy Paradox

Author: Zachary A. Smith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317226623
Size: 49.28 MB
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Updated in its seventh edition, The Environmental Policy Paradox provides an introduction to the policy-making process in the United States with regard to air, water, land use, agriculture, energy, and waste disposal, while introducing readers to both global and international environmental issues and institutions. The text explains why some environmental ideas shape policy while others do not, and illustrates that even when the best short- and long-term solutions to environmental problems are identified, the task of implementing these solutions is often left undone or is completed too late. Readers are presented with a comprehensive history of the environmental movement paired with the most up-to-date account of environmental policy available today. New to the Seventh Edition Covers new topics including fracking, Arctic drilling, the Keystone XL pipeline controversy, GMOs, food security, and the green economy. Provides expanded information about the subsidy process. Extends the treatment of land preservation with a discussion of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Adds Discussion Questions to the end of each chapter.

Quality Management

Author: Howard Gitlow
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781939297044
Size: 35.13 MB
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College text for introductory Quality control and quality management courses.

Introduction To Information Systems

Author: R. Kelly Rainer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470473525
Size: 58.87 MB
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Information technology professionals will gain invaluable information with this updated resource on how to connect concepts to key business areas. These areas include accounting, finance, marketing, management, human resources, and operations. The new edition provides concise and accessible coverage of core IT topics. Do It Yourself activities show them how to apply the information on the job. Technology professionals will then be able to discover how critical IT is to each functional area and every business.