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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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Beyond Performance Management: from ERP to Lean

In ‘Beyond Performance Management’, Jeremy Hope and Steve Player describe a wide variety of methods for managing performance, including the Balanced Scorecard, Benchmarking, Activity-Based Costing and Customer Relationship Management. It is a shame that supply …

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Logistics Clusters: Synergy in logistics

Yossi Sheffi, professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, opens his book Logistics Clusters with detailed descriptions of the fashion chain Zara and the Spanish fish supplier Caladero. Sheffi’s reason for highlighting …

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The Ikea edge: supply chain vision of the CEO

Ikea is not a particularly open company. It is not publicly listed, and it has been known to refuse journalists and financial analysts admission to presentations, even at congresses that were open to the public. …

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Majority of Distribution Centers are Weak Link

As many as 55 percent of distribution centers make so little use of modern management methods and IT support that they qualify as weak links in the supply chain. Managers in these distribution centers are …

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Managing Project Supply Chains

The success of any project relies on the punctual, accurate and cost-effective delivery of materials, systems and facilities. Typically, a major project involves several stakeholders working together with controlled resources to deliver a completed project. …

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