This uniquely designed textbook is structured to support educators in teaching the lean supply chain principles, concepts, and ideas used by industry and researched by scholars. It examines a wide range of current topical subjects in a structured format to help educators impart the value of combining lean management with supply chain management.
It focuses on many of the newest and most exciting areas of change in lean and supply chain management. In addition to basic content on the principles of lean and supply chain management, this book converts recent journal research into an easy-to-understand textbook material. While this textbook is suitable as a topical course for operations or supply chain management undergraduate students, it is self-contained and also suitable for graduate students who have had no prerequisite knowledge in operations or production management.
The Instructor's Manual, Test Bank (can be used in Blackboard courses) and the PowerPoint presentations of the text materials are available free of charge for all instructors who adopt this book as a course text. Please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contents:Introduction to Lean and Supply Chain Management:LeanSupply ChainsThe Nexus of Lean and Supply Chain ManagementTopics in Lean Supply Chain Management:Topics in Lean Supply Chain LeadershipStrategic Customer Value Focus in Lean Supply Chain ManagementTopics in Aligning Lean Supply Chain Strategy, Tactics, and Operational PlansEthics, Trust, and Collaboration Topics in Lean Supply ChainsTopics in Globalization and Cultural Impacts on Lean Supply ChainsTopics in Lean Supply Chain Information SystemsTopics in Lean Supply Chain New Product DevelopmentTopics in Lean Supply Chain E-CommerceTopics in Lean Supply Chain Outsourcing
Readership: Advanced undergraduate and graduate business students interested in supply chain management, operations management and lean management.