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Applied Materials Management

Applied Materials Management

First Edition

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Operations Management

October 2004 | 191 pages | SAGE Response
Dealing with an important topic for all manufacturing units, this book discusses the procedures, policies and systems required to govern and monitor the systematic and cost-effective procurement of material and to manage related activities.

It deals in detail with the entire process of material management in its actual application. Key aspects focused on include: purchasing and how it works; sourcing the right material; management of inventories; international trade and materials management; and the logistics of material management.

The Purchasing Function
Sourcing the Right Material
Inventory Management
Overseas Procurement in Materials Management
Further Related Issues in Overseas Procurement
Management of Transit Risk
Logistics of Materials Movement - the Vital Link

S Chatterjee

S  Chatterjee  is  presently  a  member  of  faculty  in  the  Operations Management area at the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad.  He  is a  Mechanical  Engineer  from  BITS,  Pilani,  and obtained a PGDM from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore and his Ph.D. from Barkatullah University, Bhopal. He began his professional career with TELCO, Pune, where he worked for two years in the production and maintenance departments. Dr Chatterjee then worked with BHEL, Bhopal, for over 17 years. In 2002, he shifted to an... More About Author

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ISBN: 9780761932765