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Building Effective Value Chains

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Considers how to add value and improve efficiency through effective management of resources within and between businesses.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Praise for <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="normal">Building Effective Value Chains</span>
  3. Title Page
  4. Contents
  5. About the author
  6. Acknowledgements
  7. 01    Realizing value and value chain management
    1. Executive summary
    2. Your value chain can become far more valuable
    3. Value
  8. 02    Introduction
  9. 03    Overarching values
    1. Summary
    2. Giving life to values
    3. Relative values
    4. A valuable conclusion
  10. 04    The optimal sequence of decisions
    1. Summary
    2. The decision sequence
  11. 05    The value in value chain management
    1. Summary
    2. Definition
    3. How to do more with less – frugal innovation
    4. Value chain linkages and interactions
    5. Value chain management measures
    6. Valuing human life
    7. Stocks and flows
    8. Net present value
    9. Earned value management
    10. Transfer prices
    11. Conclusions on value
  12. 06    A review of some modern value chains
  13. 6A    Finance, food, automotive, electronics
    1. 6A.1 The financial value chain
    2. 6A.2 The food value chain
    3. 6A.3 The automotive value chain
    4. 6A.4 The electronics value chain
  14. 6B    Public sector, health, defence equipment, public transport, water
    1. 6B.1 The public sector value chain
    2. 6B.2 Health and care value chains
    3. 6B.3 Defence equipment (materiel) value chain
    4. 6B.4 Passenger transport – rail, road, air, sea
    5. 6B.5 The water value chain: structure and added value
  15. 6C    Reform of key institutions
    1. 6C.1 Reform of the government value chain
    2. 6C.2 Reforming our democratic value chain
  16. 6D    Voluntary and charitable, sport, the arts
    1. 6D.1 Voluntary and charitable sector value chains
    2. 6D.2 Sports club value chain
    3. 6D.3 The arts value chains
  17. 07    A question of identity
    1. Introduction
    2. Barcodes
    3. Master data
    4. Electronic business
    5. Banking
    6. Electronic tags and RFID
    7. Healthcare identification
    8. Building and maintaining aircraft
    9. Defence
    10. A better future for us all
    11. Identify us well
  18. 08    Constructing sound value chain process and data architectures
    1. Introduction
    2. Structuring the process architecture
    3. The plan to payment process
    4. Defining a sound data architecture
    5. Single window
    6. Financial flows
    7. Recommendations
    8. Value chain process analysis and driving business change
  19. 09    Value chain collaboration and competition
    1. Introduction to competition and collaboration issues – legal and practical
    2. 9A Staying within the law
    3. 9B Effective value chain collaboration and competition
  20. 10    Effective and integrated value chain planning
    1. Summary
    2. Dynamic planning
    3. Integrated business planning
  21. 11    Managing uncertainty
    1. Introduction
    2. Definitions
    3. Uncertainty explored
    4. Uncertainty and lack of understanding
    5. Attitudes to uncertainty, opportunity and risk
    6. Integrated planning and risk methodology
    7. Risk lists and matrices
  22. 12    Dynamic management of projects and initiatives
    1. Methodology
    2. Application to financial investment and to value chain operations management
    3. Conclusion
  23. 13    Valuable steps to success and future value chain R&D
    1. Twelve practical steps to success
    2. Proposed areas for value chain research and development
  24. 14    Practical exercises in value chain management
    1. Exercise 1
    2. Exercise 2
    3. Exercise 3
    4. Exercise 4
    5. Exercise 5
  25. 15    Key references
    1. 15A Value chain management references
  26. Index
  27. Copyright