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Designing and Implementing Global Supply Chain Management

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Business practices are constantly evolving in order to meet growing customer demands. By implementing fresh procedures through the use of new technologies, organizations are able to remain competitive and meet the expectations of their customers. Designing and Implementing Global Supply Chain Management examines how various organizations have re-engineered their business processes in an effort to accommodate new innovations and remain relevant in a highly competitive global marketplace. Highlighting the creation of integrated supply chains and the emergence of virtual business communities, this publication is an appropriate reference source for students, researchers, and practitioners interested in trending approaches to external business functions used to efficiently respond to growing customer demands.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  6. Foreword
  7. Foreword
  8. Preface
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. ORGANISATION OF THE BOOK
    3. REFERENCES
  9. Acknowledgment
  10. Section 1: Global Supply Chain Operations and Management
    1. Chapter 1: Fashion Supply Chain Optimization
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, PROBLEMS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets-Based Method for Multi-Criteria Decision-Making
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. PROPOSED AGGREGATION OPERATOR FOR IFVs
      5. MCDM METHOD BASED ON THE DEVELOPED APPROACH
      6. NUMERICAL EXAMPLE
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. APPENDIX
    3. Chapter 3: Dynamic Vehicle Routing Solution in the Framework of Nature-Inspired Algorithms
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EARLY AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN VRP AND DVRP
      4. DVRP WITH GEOGRAPHIC RANKING AND SEED BASED SOLUTION
      5. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION AND RESULT ANALYSIS
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
      7. REFERENCES
    4. Chapter 4: Scenario Planning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
      4. LIMITATIONS IN USING PERFORMANCE INDICATORS IN BUSINESS PLANNING
      5. MODELING THE FUTURE: FOUR LEVELS OF UNCERTAINTY
      6. SCENARIO PLANNING
      7. SCENARIO PLANNING AS A TOOL FOR ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING
      8. METHODOLOGY FOR SCENARIO PLANNING
      9. IDENTIFY FOCAL ISSUE OR DECISION
      10. IDENTIFY KEY FACTORS IN THE LOCAL ENVIRONMENT
      11. IDENTIFY DRIVING FORCES IN THE ORGANIZATION
      12. RANK DRIVING FORCES BY IMPACT AND UNCERTAINTY
      13. SELECT SCENARIO LOGICS
      14. FLESHING OUT THE SCENARIOS
      15. IDENTIFY IMPLICATIONS
      16. SELECT LEADING INDICATORS AND SIGNPOSTS
      17. APPLIED SCENARIO DEVELOPMENT PROCESS
      18. IDENTIFICATION OF THE FOCAL ISSUE OR DECISION
      19. IDENTIFICATION OF KEY LOCAL FACTORS AND DRIVING FORCES
      20. RANKING OF DRIVING FORCES BY IMPACT AND UNCERTAINTY
      21. CREATION OF SCENARIO LOGICS
      22. DEVELOPMENT OF SCENARIOS
      23. DEVELOPMENT OF LEADING INDICATORS
      24. MONITORING THE EMERGENCE OF TRADING BLOCS
      25. MONITORING CHANGES IN CONSUMER NEEDS AND BEHAVIOR
      26. MONITORING CHANGES IN LOGISTICS INFRASTRUCTURE
      27. INDICATOR MONITORING DASHBOARD
      28. MONITORING ADDITIONAL ‘WEAK-SIGNALS’
      29. MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
      30. SCENARIO CREATION PROCESS
      31. STRATEGIC IMPLICATIONS OF SCENARIOS
      32. LEADING INDICATORS IN PRACTICE
      33. CONCLUSION
      34. REFERENCES
      35. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      36. APPENDIX 1
      37. APPENDIX 2: TRADE AGREEMENTS IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC
    5. Chapter 5: Systems for Knowledge Management along the Supply Chain
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PRINCIPLES OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
      4. REVIEWS AND SURVEYS RELATING TO SUPPLY CHAIN KMS
      5. KMS WITHIN A SINGLE ORGANIZATION
      6. KMS SHARED WITH PARTNERS
      7. KMS SHARED WITH CUSTOMERS
      8. FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Section 2: Global Service Supply Chain Management: Strategies and Practices
    1. Chapter 6: Operational Efficacy of 3PL in Reverse Logistics and Closed Loop Supply Chain
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK AND HYPOTHESIS
      4. 3. METHOD
      5. 4. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
      6. 5. RESEARCH LIMITATIONS
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ENDNOTE
    2. Chapter 7: Mapping Sustainable Tourism into Emergency Management Structure to Enhance Humanitarian Networks and Disaster Risk Reduction using Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Initiatives in Himalayan States
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. 3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. 4. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
      6. 5. RESEARCH LIMITATIONS
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ENDNOTES
    3. Chapter 8: The Roles of Lean and Green Supply Chain Management Strategies in the Global Business Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ROLES OF LEAN AND GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Section 3: Evolving Business: Contemporary Supply Chain Issues/Research Advancement in Global Supply Chain
    1. Chapter 9: Indian Handicraft and Globalization
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. HANDICRAFTS OF INDIA
      5. GOVERNMENT INITATIVES
      6. INDIAN HANDICRAFT EXPORTS
      7. IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON HANDICRAFT OF INDIA
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. FURTHER READINGS
      10. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 10: Purchase Intentions of Consumer towards Foreign Brand Apparel
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. RESEARCH QUESTIONS
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. FINDINGS
      7. DISCUSSION AND MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH
      10. REFERENCES
      11. APPENDIX 1
      12. APPENDIX 2
      13. APPENDIX 3
      14. APPENDIX 4
      15. APPENDIX 5
    3. Chapter 11: Development of Key Performance Measures for Sustainable Manufacturing in Global SMEs
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. 3. PROPOSED KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
      5. 4. PILOT STUDY
      6. 5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH
      7. REFERENCES
    4. Chapter 12: Assessing the Readiness of Farmers towards Cold Chain Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. QUESTIONNAIRE ADMNISTRATION
      6. FINDINGS
      7. DISCUSSION AND POLICY IMPLICATION
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
  13. Section 4: Industrial Challenges in Designing and Implementing Global Supply Chain
    1. Chapter 13: Challenges and Issues in E-Banking Services and Operations in Developing Countries
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REVIEW OF LITERATURE AND RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      4. CHANNELS OF E-BANKING
      5. CLASSIFICATION OF E- BANKING ADOPTION
      6. RESEARCH GAP
      7. FINDINGS AND CONCLUSION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Compilation of References
  15. About the Contributors