Practices for Online Procurement Auctions (Premier
Reference Source) by
Diane H. Parente (Hardcover - Dec 26, 2007). IGI Global (December 26, 2007).
With the advent of Internet communication
technologies, the online auction environment has blossomed to support a bustling
enterprise. Up until this time, the functional inner workings of these online exchange
mechanisms have only been described using anecdotal accounts. Best Practices for Online
Procurement Auctions offers a systematic approach to auction examination that will become
invaluable to both practitioners and researchers alike. Information
Procurement: Public and Private Sector Perspectives by Andrew Erridge, Ruth
Fee, and John McIlroy (Hardcover - April 2001). Gower Publishing Company (April 2001). Information
Geography of Globalization Reinventing Space (Studies in Global Competition) by Giovan Vertova (Hardcover - April 12,
2006). Routledge; 1 edition (April 12, 2006).
An international team of scholars are
bought together to assess, both theoretically and empirically, the effects of
globalization over space and to critically examine the prevailing debates. Collectively
the essays in this volume challenge the belief that Globalization shrinks time an space
and leads to a homogenized global market. This book explores the relationship between
globalization, capitalist development, local competitive distinction, local economies,
regional innovation systems, European regional inequalities and growth. Information
Evolution of Supply
Chain Management: Symbiosis of Adaptive Value Networks and ICT by Yoon Seok
Chang, Harris C. Makatsoris, and Howard D. Richards (Hardcover
- Mar 31, 2004). Springer; 1 edition (March 31, 2004).
This book is an essential reference for
academicians and practitioners alike. Its aim is to bridge the gap between research and
industrial need, providing further insight to end users about the dangers of poor quality
information, emerging technology trends, and state-of-the-art solutions, as well as the
latest in acquisition, implementation, and ownership of those technologies. ICT
(Information and Communication Technology) is helping to create a new business environment
in which businesses are bound together as well as to service and support customers to
their mutual benefit. Information
Resource Management (Global
Paul Sparrow (Hardcover - May 12, 2004).
Routledge; 1 edition (May 12, 2004).
Provides a broad overview of the field of
international human resource management and a detailed, practical analysis of what is
needed to be successful in this area of modern management. Information
Gower Handbook of
Purchasing Management by Chartered
Institute of Purchasing & Supply, Gower Publishing Company, and Marc Day (Hardcover -
Dec 2002). Gower Pub Co; 3
edition (December 2002).
As purchasing becomes a strategic part of
the business organization and a significant contributor to its commercial, competitive
success, so its position, shape and form within the organizational structure become more
Greening the Supply
Chain by Joseph
Sarkis (Hardcover - Aug 11, 2006). Springer; 1 edition (August 11, 2006).
Industry practitioners and policy makers
will read Greening the Supply Chain
for the insights it provides into a topic of such emergent and growing concern. Information
Location & Competition (Studies in Global
Competition) by Harry Garretsen and
Steven Brakman (Hardcover - Sep 22, 2005). Routledge; 1 edition (September 22,
Now two of the authors of the later book
have come together to edit a book on the specific subject of location and competition.
Increasing integration of the world economy, the 2004 enlargement of the European Union
and other factors have combined to change the geography of economics. Information
Managing Buyer-Supplier Relations: The Winning Edge
through Specification Management (Routledge Studies in Business Organization and
Networks) by Rajesh Nellore (Hardcover -
Sep 21, 2001). Routledge; 1 edition (September 21, 2001).
Managing suppliers is a complex process
that is often underestimated. This book presents research carried out by a practising
manager in the automotive industry, coupled with over six hundred interviews in
automotive, aircraft and white goods industry, in order to describe the tools and
techniques needed to better manage suppliers.
Multiagent based Supply
Chain Management (Studies
in Computational Intelligence) by Brahim Chaib-draa and Jörg Müller
(Hardcover - Aug 18, 2006). Springer; 1 edition (August 18, 2006).
The area intersecting supply chains
management with multiagent systems has attracted in the last decade books, workshops,
conferences, etc. Recently however, multiagent systems have became more formal borrowing
from operations research, game theory and other facets from distributed decision making.
The authors takes a close look at what has been done recently in the field of supply chain
management using agent technology and more specifically multiagent systems. The book
contains sixteen chapters organized in four main parts; Introductory Papers; Multiagent
Based Supply Chain Modeling, Collaboration and Coordination Between Agents in a Supply
Chain and Multiagent Based Supply Chain Management: Applications. This book is intended as
reference material for researchers, graduate students, and practitioners alike who are
interested in pursuing research and development in this area, and who need for that, a
comprehensive view of the existing literature, and some ideas for future directions.
Strategy and Governance
of Networks: Cooperatives, Franchising, and Strategic Alliances (Contributions
to Management Science) by
George Hendrikse, Mika Tuunanen, Josef Windsperger, and Gérard Cliquet (Hardcover - Aug
27, 2008). Physica-Verlag Heidelberg; 1 edition (August 27, 2008).
The book emphasizes research in economics
and management of networks as an interdisciplinary field by offering new theoretical
perspectives and presenting new empirical results on strategic and governance structure
issues in cooperatives, franchising networks, alliances, joint ventures and venture
capital relations. The authors apply different theoretical views on networks, such as
transaction cost theory, property rights theory, resource- and knowledge-based theory,
evolutionary theory, information richness theory and social exchange theory. Information
Supply Chain Network
Economics: Dynamics of Prices, Flows And Profits (New Dimensions in
Networks Series) by Anna Nagurney (Hardcover - Aug 6, 2006). Edward Elgar
Publishing (August 6, 2006).
This book is the first to bring an
economics perspective in a rigorous manner to complex decision-making in the management of
supply chains. It provides the foundations for the modeling of the interrelationships
among decision-makers in supply chains, ranging from manufacturers, distributors, and
retailers, to the consumers, assuming individualized behavior. The models handle both
competition and cooperation and provide the resulting product flows and prices in the
chains. A unique network economics perspective is brought to the issue, setting the book
apart from the numerous management and operations research volumes available. Information
Strategies of Small-Country Firms: The Australian Experience of Globalisation (New
Horizons in International Business
Series) by Howard Dick and David Merrett (Hardcover -
May 7, 2007). Edward Elgar Publishing (May 7, 2007). Information
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