Engineering » Industrial Engineering and Management

Supply Chain the Way to Flat Organisation

Edited by Yanfang Huo and Fu Jia, ISBN 978-953-7619-35-0, 436 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published January 01, 2009 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
Edited Volume

With the ever-increasing levels of volatility in demand and more and more turbulent market conditions, there is a growing acceptance that individual businesses can no longer compete as stand-alone entities but rather as supply chains. Supply chain management (SCM) has been both an emergent field of practice and an academic domain to help firms satisfy customer needs more responsively with improved quality, reduction cost and higher flexibility. This book discusses some of the latest development and findings addressing a number of key areas of aspect of supply chain management, including the application and development ICT and the RFID technique in SCM, SCM modeling and control, and number of emerging trends and issues.