About the Book :
This book addresses the process of global operations management-from strategic thinking all the way through planning and execution. It demonstrates the implications for the different functional areas involved like operations, marketing, and information systems and contains numerous cases from Europe, the U.S., Latin America, and Asia.
Interesting Facts :
Helps professionals learn to evaluate decisions, functions, and components in the manufacturing process. Cases are new, current, and truly international--covering companies such as Michelin Tires, Groupe Bull, and othersLogical organization--progresses from importance of global operations management to application to coordination with other organizational functionsEmphasizes the role of logistics in overall corporate strategy
Part I: Global Operations and Logistics StrategiesGlobal Operations and Logistics: Evolution and DesignThe Strategic FrameworkThe Globalization of Operations StrategiesGlobal Marketing StrategiesPart II: Global Operations and Logistics PlanningSupplier Network DevelopmentPhysical DistributionGlobal Supply Chain ManagementLogistics Network Design for Global OperationsRisk Management in Global OperationsPart III: Effective Management of Global Operations and LogisticsInformation Management for Global LogisticsPerformance Measurement and Evaluation in Global LogisticsOrganizational Structures for Global Logistics ExcellenceBook EpilogueIndex