Table of contents for Purchasing and supply management : text and cases / Donald W. Dobler, David N. Burt.


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PART 1: 
THE FUNCTION OF PURCHASING AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT
1. Purchasing: a Profession in Transition
2. The Role of Purchasing and Supply Management in Business
3. Objectives and Policies
4. Operating Procedures
5. Computer-Based Systems/EDI
6. Organization

PART 2: 
THE GENERATION OF REQUIREMENTS
7. Purchasing's Role in New Product Development
8. Purchase Descriptions and Specifications
9. Standardization
10. Outsourcing and Make-Or-Buy Decisions

PART 3: 
SOURCING
11. Sources of Supply, Part 1
12. Sources of Supply, Part 2
13. international Sourcing
14. Pricing Principles
15. Cost Analysis
16. Dealing with Cost Uncertainty: Types of Compensation Agreements
17. Negotiation

PART 4: 
SPECIAL PURCHASES
18. Purchasing Capital Equipment
19. Purchasing Services

PART 5: 
CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION
20. Post Award Activities and The Management of Supply Relations
21. Managing for Quality

PART 6: 
MATERIALS MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES
22. Production Planning
23. Inventory Management
24. Warehouse and Stores Management
25. Traffic
26. Investment Recovery: Management of Surplus Materials and Environmental Considerations

PART 7: 
GENERAL MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES
27. Developing and Managing the Buying Plan
28. Value Analysis/Engineering
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEXES
Case Index
Name Index
Subject Index




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Industrial procurement, Purchasing, Materials management