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 31: Change Management
Managing change is a constant in business today, and indeed the rate of change is accelerating. In the globally linked world with instantaneous information, change is occurring at an increasingly rapid rate. Major corporate decisions hinge daily on the effectiveness of change management. As Slone (2004) ...