Purchasing & Supply Chain Management

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9780273657644: Purchasing & Supply Chain Management

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, now in its 6/e is a much revised and enlarged version of this successful textbook. The authors take an integrated approach, drawing on the many disciplines from ethics and human resources to suppliers, sourcing and strategy that all contribute to a full knowledge of purchasing practice and techniques. This 6/e has been substantially revised, with 3 new chapters, to take account of recent developments in this area. The book covers the syllabus of the CIPS in respect of the Foundation Stage subjects'Introduction to Supply and Materials Management' and 'Legal and Procurement Processes' and the Graduate Diploma, Professional Stage core and option subjects of 'Purchasing and Supply Chain Management I: Strategy', and 'Purchasing and Supply Chain Management II: Tactics and Operations'. It also largely covers the specialist options of 'Stores and Inventory Management', 'Commercial Relationships' and 'International Purchasing'.

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'This book seems to be alone in providing a good link between supply chain and purchasing strategy, in this respect it is the best I have seen.'   Nigel Wild, Programme Director, MA e-Logistics and Supply Chain Management, School of Business, University of Greenwich

Lysons and Farrington is a fundamental purchasing knowledge resource. The publication of this seventh edition marks its 24th year and it can fairly claim to be the most comprehensive textbook on purchasing and supply chain management currently available.

Clearly written and covering a wide range of information, models and definitions, this book is an ideal overall resource for any course in Purchasing or Supply Chain Management. The contents clearly cover the syllabus of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply at both the Foundation and Professional stages and the text will provide a quick source of reference for practitioners on many aspects of purchasing and supply.

This new edition has been fully revised and chapters on storage, transport and human resources have been replaced by new chapters on supplier relationships, product innovation and supplier involvement. This new edition contains:

  • an emphasis on purchasing strategy,
  • the inclusion of public sector purchasing,
  • coverage of topics like E-procurement, RFID, value management and fraud,
  • new teaching resources include an Instructor's Manual, additional case studies and comprehensive PowerPoint slides, available from www.pearsoned.co.uk/lysons . 

The book contains a comprehensive bibliography, index and glossary as well as case studies and discussion questions in every chapter and sample past examination questions from CIPS.

The authors provide a nicely integrated approach to purchasing and supply chain management, drawing on the many disciplines that contribute to a full knowledge of purchasing strategy, practice and techniques. Translated into Chinese, Russian and Polish, this book provides a truly international and invaluable guide for students of purchasing and supply chain management and practitioners alike.


Dr Kenneth Lysons is a graduate of three universities and also possesses a number of diplomas and professional qualifications. After 10 years of practical purchasing experience and various senior education appointments and examinerships, he recently retired as a consultant specialising in the fields of purchasing and human relations management.

Dr Brian Farrington is an independent consultant and consults both internationally and to HM Government. He also teaches the Civil Service Staff College Certificate of Competence in Purchasing and Supply.


Purchasing and Supply Chain Management is published in association with the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), which is the central reference point for the purchasing and supply profession. Details about courses, conferences and other services are available at www.cips.org


About the Author:

Dr Brian Farrington is the Managing Director of his specialist company, Brian Farrington Limited. They provide training and consultancy support to the public and private sectors of business. They work on major projects and high-value, high-profile procurements. He has extensive experience in the USA, Canada, Southern Africa, Hong Kong and Europe. He has resolved major disputes and negotiated major contracts, including outsourcing key business services.

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Kenneth Lysons; Michael Gillingham
Editorial: Ft Pr (2003)
ISBN 10: 027365764X ISBN 13: 9780273657644
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Estados Unidos de America)

Descripción Ft Pr, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M027365764X

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