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Global supply management : a guide to international purchasing

Author: Dick Locke
Publisher: Chicago : Irwin Professional Pub., ©1996.
Series: NAPM professional development series, v. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Purchasing professionals on the cutting edge are not strangers to change and realize their roles are broadening to include international purchasing. However, there are more skills and processes necessary to manage a global supply base successfully than to manage a domestic supply base. Through both careful explanation of the background tools and examples of practical application, Global Supply Management covers all
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Locke, Dick.
Global supply management.
Chicago : Irwin Professional Pub., ©1996
(OCoLC)891943912
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dick Locke
ISBN: 0786307978 9780786307975
OCLC Number: 33897921
Description: xvii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. It's a Different World --
Ch. 2. Cultural Differences: Introduction --
Ch. 3. Cultural Values --
Ch. 4. Communication Differences --
Ch. 5. Other Behavioral Differences --
Ch. 6. Overcoming Cultural Differences --
Ch. 7. Language --
Ch. 8. Law --
Ch. 9. Introduction to Currency --
Ch. 10. Currency Selection --
Ch. 11. Introduction to Hedging --
Ch. 12. Hedging for Fixed Dollar Costs --
Ch. 13. Currency Options --
Ch. 14. Hedging Practices --
Ch. 15. Nonfinancial Protection --
Ch. 16. Logistics --
Ch. 17. Customs --
Ch. 18. Customs and Logistics Practices --
Ch. 19. Paying the Supplier --
Ch. 20. International Procurement Offices --
Ch. 21. Channel Management --
Ch. 22. Supplier Selection: 1 --
Ch. 23. Supplier Selection: 2 --
Ch. 24. Managing Remote Suppliers --
Ch. 25. Conclusion --
Appendix A: Answers to Tests of Understanding --
Appendix B: Supplier Survey: From the Text of Global Supply Management --
Appendix C: Buyer's Guide to Key Countries.
Series Title: NAPM professional development series, v. 5.
Responsibility: Dick Locke.
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More and more companies, regardless of their size, are required to purchase materials outside the United States. Many buyers and other purchasing professional lack the skills or the confidence to be  Read more...

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