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Leading Procurement Strategy

Leading Procurement Strategy

Driving Value Through the Supply Chain

Carlos Mena, Remko van Hoek, Martin Christopher


Lead exceptional procurement teams and deliver sustainable competitive advantage with this new strategy to approach procurement as an influential business function.

Available to pre-order from 3rd March 2018
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About the book

Leading Procurement Strategy is a must-read for all senior procurement executives wishing to further enhance their skill set, master the latest developments in procurement strategy and really come into their own as procurement leaders. The expert author team explains how to effectively manage and mitigate risks in the supply chain, appreciate the key issues affecting the procurement function and develop best practice excellence in teams.

Providing the latest thinking in procurement and supply management within the broad perspective of different industries, this second edition of Leading Procurement Strategy covers: global sourcing; supplier relationship management; cost management; information technologies and future developments. The book is underpinned by academic theory and supported by an extensive range of real world case studies drawn from the authors' experiences, including Tesco, Tata, Coca-Cola, BAA, P&G and IBM. This new edition provides the skills, knowledge and tools needed to articulate an effective strategy and embrace a transformational role to lead procurement teams, showing how procurement can become an influential function that delivers sustainable competitive advantage.

Table Of Contents

  • Section - ONE: Procurement Strategy;
    • Chapter - 01: Introduction – The Strategic Role of Procurement [Dr Carlos Mena];
    • Chapter - 02: Procurement and the Organization – Organizing for the Future [Dr Remko Van Hoek];
    • Chapter - 03: The Strategic Procurement Cycle [Dr Carlos Mena];
  • Section - TWO: Procurement and the Supply Network;
    • Chapter - 04: Supplier Relationship Management [Dr Remko Van Hoek];
    • Chapter - 05: Global Sourcing [Dr Martin Christopher];
  • Section - THREE: Delivering Performance in Procurement;
    • Chapter - 06: Strategic Cost Management [Dr Lisa M Ellram];
    • Chapter - 07: From Cost to Value in Procurement [Dr Remko Van Hoek];
    • Chapter - 08: Supply Chain Risk Management [Dr Martin Christopher];
    • Chapter - 09: Information Technology in Procurement [Dr Alan Smart];
  • Section - FOUR: Sustaining Procurement Performance;
    • Chapter - 10: Sustainable Procurement [Dr Carlos Mena];
    • Chapter - 11: The Future of Procurement – A Wealth of Opportunities [Dr Soroosh Saghiri and Dr Carlos Mena]

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749481643
  • Edition: 2
  • Published: 3rd June 2018
  • Paperback
  • Format: 234x156
  • 240 pages

About the Author

Carlos Mena is a Professor in the Department of Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University, US. He has worked with world leading organizations, such as Wal-Mart, British Airways, Coca-Cola and Ford, helping them improve supply chain practices.

Remko van Hoek is a Visiting Professor at Cranfield School of Management and previously held positions as Global Procurement Director at PwC and SVP Sourcing and Procurement at the Walt Disney Company.

Martin Christopher is Emeritus Professor of Marketing and Logistics at Cranfield School of Management. He is a regular contributor to conferences and workshops around the world.

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Remko van Hoek

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