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  • Emerging issues in operations and supply chain management
  • Mkansi M, Amadi-Echendu A, De Villiers G (Editors)
  • ISBN: 9780627037283
  • eISBN: N/A
  • ePub ISBN: 9780627037290
  • 297 Pages | Published: 2020



Good operations and supply chain management practices are essential for the existence of both private and public organisations offering goods or rendering services. These practices are subject to volatile changes in markets due to global developments, and hence it is important to understand the drivers of change to be able to respond adequately. Emerging issues in operations and supply chain management covers a number of these drivers within the realm of operations and the supply chains serving businesses, so that the reader is equipped to respond with robustness in the changing environment.

The book covers the topics from a practical perspective and shares many case studies and examples to take the reader on a logical path towards understanding the issues in operations and supply chain management, and the importance of the drivers of change while sharing practical advice and solutions for the global industry.

The contents include the following:

•           Green purchasing fundamentals

•           Design for the Environment

•           Environmental accounting and economics

•           Sustainable operations and supply chain management

•           Food security Fundamentals

•           Digital technologies and operations in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

•           Maritime logistics

•           Construction supply chain

Emerging issues in operations and supply chain management is aimed at undergraduate students as well as professionals working in industry to support the sustainable business practices and goals of their organisations.


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