|New, revised 7th edition Purchasing and Supply Chain Management||
Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, 7th edition provides a complete introduction to the important principles underlying the subject area using a flexible managerial perspective.
Fully updated, this highly respected textbook covers the latest developments in purchasing and supply chain management with clear and well-structured content complemented by strong case studies that are relevant and engaging. Global examples from Shell, Hewlett Packard, Mattel and Nespresso to name a few, demonstrate the challenges and solutions to the problems companies face every day, while the latest research insights add a critical perspective throughout.
- A trusted resource which includes the latest developments in purchasing and supply chain management.
- Refined coverage of purchasing and business strategy and corporate social responsibility.
- Companion website with support materials such as PowerPoint slides, additional case studies and examination questions.
New to this edition
- New case studies and Memo features bring current practice to life.
- Thoroughly updated including coverage of the most recent changes in European public procurement directives.
- Extended discussion on partnering and collaborative supply chain relationships.
- New coverage on the circular economy.
|Save the date: be there for my Valedictory Lecture on November, 30th 2018||
November 30th, 2018 will be a memorable moment for me as I will leave the academic community then. I have decided to retire a little earlier due to the fact that also life outside this community is precious to me. We intend to organize a high level, concise seminar before the official farewell. I will keep you posted!
|New videos on our new PhD project: Effects of Perceptual Differences on Project Results||
Do you want to improve relationship quality in complex projects? Check this video and participate!
|New article: 'Purchasing Culture: Can We Change It?'||
Can purchasing professionals change their cost orientation into a value orientation? What is needed? Read this article! Click here!
|7e, geheel herziene editie 'Inkoop in Strategisch Perspectief' nu beschikbaar!||
Inkopen is een vak! Wat is inkoop eigenlijk? Hoe doe je dat? Waar begint het en waar stopt het? Kopen bedrijven net zo in als consumenten? Wat zijn de verschillen? Dit zijn vragen die u zich als lezer van dit boek kunt stellen. Al bijna 30 jaar een standaardwerk op de Nederlandse markt en inmiddelen in vele talen beschikbaar. De 7e editie 'Inkoop in Strategisch Perspectief' is volledig herzien. Van 18 hoofdstukken teruggebracht naar 10. Met meer focus op de rol en betekenis van inkoopprocesmanagement, hoe je dit in de organisatie verankert en hoe je stakeholders actief kunt betrekken. Nieuwe hoofdstukken over risicomanagement, contractmanagement, Best Value Inkoop en duurzaam inkopen. Geschreven door auteurs met ruime praktijkervaring. Een must read voor iedereen die met professioneel inkopen aan de slag wil.
|From January 2017 available: German edition on 'Strategische Beschaffung'||
From January 2017 our student textbook on 'Purchasing and Supply Chain Management' will be available as 'Strategische Beschaffung'. Publisher: Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden. Co-author: Prof dr Michael Essig, Universität Bundeswehr München.
|Interview on Purchasing Trends in Nabavnik.si||
Interview on Purchasing Trends and Developments in Nabavni.si, the Magazine of the Slovenian Purchasing Association. See p. 4 for interview. Read this
|TIAS Management of Operational Excellence and SCM best Master Program||
TIAS has been ranked the best business school in the Netherlands by the Keuzegids Masters. TIAS's Executive Master Program on 'Management of Operational Excellence and Supply Chain Management' was ranked first in its kind.
|New Turkish edition of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management out NOW!||
Are you from Turkey and interested in purchasing and supply chain management? Then read the special edition of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management in your own language!has become available. Touch and feel of the English edition has been conserved as well as all of its contents. Through this edition we hope to serve purchasing and supply professionals as well as students in Turkey better.
|New PhD Thesis: 'Fostering Innovation through performance Contracts'||
On December 16, 2014 Regien Sumo will defend her PhD thesis 'fostering innovation through performance-based contracts', at Eindhoven University of technology. Do performance contracts actually foster innovation in supply chain relationships? How do they compare to traditional fixed price and cost-plus contracts? Interest? Please contact me for further details at: firstname.lastname@example.org.