This work presents a comprehensive model of supply chain management. Experienced executives from 20 companies clearly define supply chain management, identifying those factors that contribute to its effective implementation. They provide practical guidelines on how companies can manage supply chains, addressing the role of all the traditional business functions in supply chain management and suggest how the adoption of a supply chain management approach can affect business strategy and corporate performance.
Chapter 18: Financial Management
All companies compete against each other in the financial markets. Those companies offering a competitive return tend to prosper and grow. Those that do not are limited in their ability to grow and many times cease to exist. Providing a competitive return is becoming more complex because of increasingly ...