It is also of value to professionals and those specialists in other fields who need an understanding of the role and influence of this vital area of business performance. The subject matter has been brought to life using extensive real-life examples and a truly international focus on procurement and supply chain. This new fully revised edition covers new developments in the procurement and supply chain field, and offers increased coverage of project procurement and risk management, global sourcing and contract management, alongside a brand new chapter on Legal and Contractual Management. The entire content has been updated to reflect such changes as contract risk, EU Procurement Regulations, category management, procurement strategies and world-class procurement. Extensive research has been carried out on an international scale to reflect material changes in the procurement profession.

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An invaluable guide for students and practitioners of purchasing and supply chain management. The publication of this seventh edition marks its 24th year and it can fairly claim to be the most comprehensive textbook on purchasing and supply chain management currently available. Clearly written and covering a wide range of information, models and definitions, this book is an ideal overall resource for any course in Purchasing or Supply Chain Management. The contents clearly cover the syllabus of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply at both the Foundation and Professional stages and the text will provide a quick source of reference for practitioners on many aspects of purchasing and supply.

This new edition has been fully revised and chapters on storage, transport and human resources have been replaced by new chapters on supplier relationships, product innovation and supplier involvement. The book contains a comprehensive bibliography, index and glossary as well as case studies and discussion questions in every chapter and sample past examination questions from CIPS. Translated into Chinese, Russian and Polish, this book provides a truly international and invaluable guide for students of purchasing and supply chain management and practitioners alike.

Dr Kenneth Lysons is a graduate of three universities and also possesses a number of diplomas and professional qualifications. Purchasing and Supply Chain Management is published in association with the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply CIPS , which is the central reference point for the purchasing and supply profession.

Details about courses, conferences and other services are available at www. They provide training and consultancy support to the public and private sectors of business. They work on major projects and high-value, high-profile procurements. He has resolved major disputes and negotiated major contracts, including outsourcing key business services.


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