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Author of the bestselling text Supply Chain Management, John T. Mentzer's companion book Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management: Twelve Drivers of Competitive Advantage has been developed as a supplemental text for any course dealing with strategy and supply chains. Written in an entertaining, accessible style, Mentzer identifies twelve drivers of competitive advantage as clear strategic points managers can use in their companies. Research from more than 400 books, articles, and papers, as well as interviews with over fifty executives in major global companies, inform these twelve drivers. The roles of all of the traditional business functions—marketing, sales, logistics, information systems, finance, customer services, and management—in supply chain management are also addressed.

Substitute Information for Assets
Substitute information for assets

Think back 15 years. How many of you had a cell phone? A fax machine in your home? An e-mail account? EDI in your company? A wireless personal computer? Information technology is changing at an incredible rate of speed. The cost of obtaining that information is also getting cheaper and cheaper. At the same ...

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