Supply Chain Management
An Introduction to Logistics 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Donald Waters
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Supply Chain Management by Donald Waters
Book DescriptionThis is an essential introduction to the crucial aspects of logistics and supply chain management, supported by expertly written case-studies and a practical outlook. It is an introductory text that assumes no prior knowledge of logistics. It can be used by many types of student, or people studying by themselves. It takes a broad view, covering all types of organization. It sets logistics within its strategic context. It adopts a practical, straightforward and logical approach. It illustrates principles with examples drawn from international organisations. It employs well-developed pedagogy. It is clearly written, presenting ideas in an informative and easy style. It offers ancillary resources through the Companion Website, new for the second edition.It is a broad general introduction to all essential aspects of logistics and supply chain management, set within the wider business context. The book uses well-developed pedagogy and numerous case studies, guiding the reader through the subject by retaining a strong focus on the application of theory and practical situations.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230200524
(247mm x 189mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 30-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Donald Waters
DONALD WATERS was professor of Management at the University of Calgary, Canada. He has extensive experience of teaching and researching in the area of supply chain management and logistics.
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