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New books about technology for supply chain

A boom in new technology for supply chains is flooding the market. How should companies choose the right technology that fits their strategy and supply chains? Below are three recent books that describe how companies …

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The must-reads about supply chain management

In a rapidly changing world, companies have to adopt a different attitude and have their supply chains adapted to the changing needs of customers. But how can companies do this? Below are four recent management …

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Demand-Driven Supply Chain Management

When a supply chain is fully driven by customer demand, it has reached the most advanced phase of maturity. Simon Eagle’s book called ‘Demand-Driven Supply Chain Management’ does not handle each of the phases leading …

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Sensemaking: The Power of the Humanities in the Age of the Algorithm

In view of the extensive media coverage for big data, algorithms and artificial intelligence, it can seem as if computers and machines have become better at making decisions than people are. In ‘Sensemaking: The Power …

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Timeless wisdom for supply chain managers

In view of the rapid advances in technology, the world seems to be on the brink of a new age and a new generation. This inevitably leads to changes and uncertainty. When looking for clarity, …

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Seventh Edition of Class A Standard for Business Excellence

Oliver Wight updated its Sixth Edition Class A Standard. The new publication re-sets the bar for organisations looking to achieve performance excellence, capturing 50 years of experience from Oliver Wight in helping some of the …

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Supply Chain Metrics that Matter

Corporate performance is not a “set it and forget it” proposition. Supply Chain Metrics That Matter makes this truth clear enough with its thorough analysis of recent multi-industry performance trends. The research shows that continually …

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The Firm: The Story of McKinsey and Its Secret Influence

The world of consultancy is a relatively private one, not least because of the confidential nature of the relationships between consulting firms and their clients. Some of the big-named consultancies have been increasingly in the …

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Bricks Matter: ongoing evolution of supply chain management

In view of the crucial role supply chain management has played in companies’ success in the past decade, it is surprising that so few books have been published on the topic, especially when compared to …

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Repeatability: creating a successful business model

A successful business model cuts through the complexity by focusing on a handful of core principles. Nike adheres to four interlocking capabilities: brand management, athlete partnerships, award-winning design and use of materials, and an efficient …

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