Strategic Global Sourcing Best Practices

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Strategic Global Sourcing Best Practices

Format:  Hardcover,

229 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: Feb 2011

ISBN-13: 9780470494400

ISBN-10: 0470494409

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The latest best practice guidance on all aspects of global strategic sourcing-including environmental and international issues

"Strategic Global Sourcing Best Practices" covers the latest trends and leading edge processes in global strategic sourcing, including supply management, t, sustainability, financial decisions, risk management, and international strategies.Offers the latest trends and guidance for sourcing and supply managersFeatures coverage of understanding sourcing, procurement and supply management, procurement and best business practices, best practices in sourcing management and global sourcing management, financial strategies for sourcing, responsible procurement, diversity procurement, managing risk, supplier selection, project management for procurement and supply managers, managing supplier relationships, international sourcing, managing supplier relationships supply management operations, With the rise of global supply chains, environmental/sustainability concerns, and constantly evolving technology, the time is right for understanding "Strategic Global Sourcing Best Practices."

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Feb 2011
ISBN-13: 9780470494400
ISBN-10: 0470494409
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 229
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.92
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.25 x 9.25 x 1.0
Walmart No.: 9780470494400

Chapter outline

Prefacep. ix
An Overview of Global Strategic Sourcingp. 1
The Strategic Sourcing Planp. 2
Operational Sourcing Strategyp. 10
Summaryp. 17
Operational Alignment with Sourcing Strategyp. 21
Understanding Requirementsp. 21
Opportunity Analysisp. 28
Category Segmentationp. 35
Summaryp. 37
Source to Settle (S2S)p. 39
Why Source to Settle?p. 39
Implementing an S2S Processp. 47
Managing the S2S Processp. 53
Outsourcing the S2S Processp. 54
Summaryp. 54
Cultural Considerations for Global Sourcingp. 57
Conducting Business in Other Nationsp. 58
Cultural Valuesp. 58
Sourcing Challengesp. 66
Summaryp. 70
Supplier Research and Market Analysisp. 71
Conducting Supplier Researchp. 71
Conducting Market Analysisp. 81
Summaryp. 85
Solicitation of Bids and Proposalsp. 87
Solicitation Planningp. 87
Solicitation Methodsp. 96
Summaryp. 99
Supplier Evaluation and Selectionp. 101
Evaluation Criteriap. 101
Summaryp. 123
Negotiation Revisitedp. 125
The Nature of Negotiationp. 125
Negotiation Strategyp. 126
Negotiation Planningp. 129
Developing a Negotiation Planp. 130
Exception Conditionsp. 135
Summaryp. 138
Supplier Diversityp. 139
Diversity Programsp. 139
The Business Case for Diversityp. 142
Supplier Diversity Best Practicesp. 144
Global Supplier Diversityp. 147
Diversity Advocacy Organizationsp. 148
Summaryp. 151
Sustainabilityp. 153
Issues in Sustainabilityp. 154
Guidelinesp. 163
Criteria for Supplier Evaluationp. 167
Summaryp. 169
Riskp. 171
The Nature of Riskp. 171
Why Is Understanding Risk Important?p. 172
Risk Management Principlesp. 172
Summaryp. 181
Global Sourcingp. 183
Developing a Global Sourcing Strategyp. 184
International Trade Requirementsp. 188
Summaryp. 195
Glossaryp. 197
Suggested Readingp. 207
About the Authorsp. 215
Indexp. 217

Book description

The latest best practice guidance on all aspects of global strategic sourcing-including environmental and international issues

Strategic Global Sourcing Best Practices covers the latest trends and leading edge processes in global strategic sourcing, including supply management, t, sustainability, financial decisions, risk management, and international strategies.

  • Offers the latest trends and guidance for sourcing and supply managers
  • Features coverage of understanding sourcing, procurement and supply management, procurement and best business practices, best practices in sourcing management and global sourcing management, financial strategies for sourcing, responsible procurement, diversity procurement, managing risk, supplier selection, project management for procurement and supply managers, managing supplier relationships, international sourcing, managing supplier relationships supply management operations,
  • With the rise of global supply chains, environmental/sustainability concerns, and constantly evolving technology, the time is right for understanding Strategic Global Sourcing Best Practices.

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