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Optimization of Supply Chain Management in Contemporary Organizations

Book Description

In order to experience significant improvement in business processes, successful organizations must launch, implement, and maintain effective transformation programs. Such programs enable companies to fully maximize benefits and avoid potential failures. Optimization of Supply Chain Management in Contemporary Organizations discusses best practices and methods in transformation initiatives that improve the overall functionality and success of supply chain processes. Focusing on performance measurement, change management, and strategy development, this book is an essential reference source for executives, managers, advanced-level students, and professionals working in the field of business transformations and supply chain development.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
    1. REFERENCES
  8. Acknowledgment
  9. Section 1: Supply Chain Strategy
    1. Chapter 1: The Board-Executive Imperative
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. SUMMARY
      3. INTRODUCTION
      4. REVISITING THE SCOPE AND SIGNIFICANCE OF SUPPLY CHAINS
      5. IMPERATIVE CONSIDERATIONS
      6. DYNAMIC DESIGNS WITH MFSC
      7. AN EXECUTIVE BOARD GAME
      8. RETHINKING PEOPLE PERFORMANCE AND MFSC CULTURE
      9. NO MODEL; ANY MODEL
      10. STRUCTURE-CONDUCR-PERFORMANCE (SCP) MODEL
      11. TWO ALTERNATIVE MODELS
      12. PERSONALITY RECOGNITION: ADAPTATION MODEL
      13. CONCLUSION
      14. REFERENCES
      15. ADDITIONAL READING
      16. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Supply Chain Strategy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CORE OBJECTIVE OF SUPPLY CHAINS
      5. CREATING AN EFFECTIVE SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 2: Success Factors for Supply Chain Transformations
    1. Chapter 3: Business Transformations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION: NECESSITIES AND CHALLENGES
      4. BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION: TOWARDS E-BUSINESS
      5. BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION: DRIVING TECHNOLOGIES
      6. BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION: GLOBALIZATION
      7. TRANSFORMED BUSINESSES: OUTCOMES
      8. CASE OF NOKIA IN BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION
      9. TRANSFORMATION IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 4: Supply Chain Segmentation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FRAMEWORK FOR SUPPLY CHAIN SEGMENTATION TRANSFORMATION
      5. CASE STUDY FROM DELL
      6. CASE STUDY FROM CATERPILLAR
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. FUTURE TRENDS
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 5: Mastering Change Management for Successful Supply Chain Transformation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. TRANSFORMATION AND PROCESS OPTIMIZATION CHALLENGES
      5. PEOPLE CHANGE MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. FUTURE TRENDS
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 6: Supply Chain Performance Measurement and Organizational Alignment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SURVEY, ANALYZE, AND SYNTHESIZE
      4. OPERATIONAL METRIC ALIGNMENT AND GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK
      5. REPORTING AND DASHBOARDS: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PERSPECTIVE
      6. CONCLUSION AND FURTHER RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Section 3: Recipe for Success for Optimizing Certain Supply Chain Processes
    1. Chapter 7: Sales and Operations Management in Contemporary Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. GUIDING PRINCIPLES OF LASSOM (FIGURE 2)
      5. MATURITY LEVELS OF LASSOM (FIGURE 3)
      6. LASSOM PROCESS STEPS (FIGURE 5 AND 6)
      7. CASE STUDY: AGILE VS. FRAGILE
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 8: Virtual Organization of Supply Chains
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SUPPLY CHAIN
      4. TOOLS SUPPORTING SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
      5. THE ROLE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN SUPPLY CHAIN
      6. VIRTUAL ORGANIZATION OF SUPPLY CHAIN
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Section 4: Key Enablers for Supply Chain Optimization
    1. Chapter 9: Business Transformation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INDUSTRY MOTIVATIONS: THE BURNING PLATFORM
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
      6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 10: Managing Purchasing with Different E-Procurement Solutions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DIFFERENT E-PROCUREMENT SOLUTIONS FOR DIFFERENT PURCHASING PORTFOLIOS
      5. AN ANALYSIS OF E-PROCUREMENT SOLUTIONS FOR DIFFERENT PURCHASING CATEGORIES IN THE MALAYSIAN PALM OIL INDUSTRY SUPPLY CHAIN
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 11: Optimization of Construction Supply Chains for Greenhouse Gas Reduction
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. GHG EMISSON REDUCTIONS IN CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY CHAINS
      5. OUTLOOK AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      12. ENDNOTES
  13. Compilation of References
  14. About the Contributors