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Stepping Stones Program Resources: Supply Chain
A one-stop information source for the Stepping Stones Program.
The practice of supply chain management has become widespread in most industries. It is now included in the curriculum of many business schools in the United States and in many countries around the world. A number of professional associations, such as the American Production and Inventory Control Society and the Supply Chain Management Society, off
The Definitive Guide to Manufacturing and Service Operations by CSCMP Staff; Nada SandersTo succeed in manufacturing and service operations, managers need both technical and behavioral skills, and know how to apply these skills to transform processes and outputs in a wide variety of operational contexts throughout the supply chain. Now, there's an authoritative and comprehensive guide to best-practice manufacturing and service operations in any organization. Co-authored by a leading expert alongside the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), this reference details the planning, organizing, controlling, directing, motivating and coordinating functions used to produce goods or services. It covers long-term strategic decisions such as facility location; mid-term tactical decisions such as setting levels of inventory and lab∨ and short-term operational decisions such as job assignments. Coverage includes: Basic manufacturing and service operations concepts, purposes, terminology, roles, and goals; types of manufacturing and services; planning processes; inventory and labor requirements; process control; productivity levels, and budget control Key elements, processes, and interactions, including facility, material, and labor requirements planning; scheduling; and continuous process and quality improvement processes, including TQM, ISO, Six Sigma, SPC, Theory of Constraints, FMEA, and 5S Principles/strategies for establishing efficient, effective, and sustainable operations: Manufacturing and services planning and strategies, encompassing facility ownership and location, production, processes, layout, lead capacity, technology, personnel, measurement, compensation, sustainability, and more The key roles and value of technology, including MRP II systems, service systems, ERP systems, and capabilities for supporting manufacturing and service planning, execution, and cost management. Requirements and challenges of global manufacturing and service operations, including manufacturing and outsourcing in Low-Cost Countries (LCCs); logistical difficulties, labor challenges, financial implications, decision processes, contract performance, risk management, and regulation Best practices for assessing performance using standard metrics and frameworks, including KPIs, tradeoff analysis, scorecarding, dashboards, and exception management
Why was the U.S. left scrambling for critical medical equipment as the coronavirus swept the country? With the Associated Press and the Global Reporting Centre, this is an investigation of the fragmented global medical supply chain and its deadly consequences.
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