Understanding Supply Chains: Concepts, Critiques, and Futures

  • 6h 44m
  • Roy Westbrook, Steve New
  • Oxford University Press (UK)
  • 2004

In recent years, Supply Chain Management has gained greater attention from academics and managers concerned to improve process efficiencies; and take best advantage of information technology and inter-organizational networks and relationships. This book brings together leading experts to provide a reference point for developments and issues in the area.

About the Editors

Steve New is a Lecturer in the Said Business School, Oxford University, and a Fellow of Hertford College. He was previously a lecturer at the Manchester School of Management, UMIST. He has won the Fellowship of the Operations Management Association (UK) 1993-4 for work in Purchasing and Supply.

Roy Westbrook is a Lecturer in the Said Business School, Oxford University, and a Fellow of St Hugh's College. He spent nine years in the Civil Service before becoming a specialist research officer and consultant, and later working at the London School of Economics. He has published widely and acts as a consultant to major corporations.

In this Book

  • Supply Chain Paradigms
  • Supply Chains: A Marketing Perspective
  • Supply Chains: A Network Perspective
  • Supply Chains: Construction and Legitimation
  • Supply Chain Dynamics
  • Supply Chain Complexity
  • Supply Chain Learning
  • Supply Chain Transparency
  • Supply Chain Relationships
  • The Green Supply Chain
  • The Ethical Supply Chain
  • Postscript: Supply Chain Futures