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Successful Integrated Planning for the Supply Chain: Key Organizational and Human Dynamics

by Richard Lloyd Kogan Page
Pub Date:
03/2018
ISBN:
9780749477684
Format:
Pbk 280 pages
Price:
AU$103.00 NZ$106.09
Product Status: Not Our Publication - we no longer distribute
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Managing changes to the supply chain comes with its unique challenges. Supply chain planning presents an especially complex challenge for the change practitioner as multiple stakeholders and functions are involved. Successful Integrated Planning for the Supply Chain evaluates different approaches to change interventions and explores how Integrated Business Planning could be implemented in any organization to create sustainable improvements.


 


Using frameworks based on extensive academic research, Richard Lloyd considers the potential blocks to an effective supply chain, and advises on how to deal with and identify uncertainties within an organization. Numerous international case studies included throughout show that every project has its own set of unique problems. Successful Integrated Planning for the Supply Chain is an invaluable guide for anyone who needs to implement change in the supply chain.


 

    • Chapter - 01: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 02: The Supply Chain Challenge;
    • Chapter - 03: An Outside-In View of an Organisation;
    • Chapter - 04: Who Works Here, and Why?;
    • Chapter - 05: Digging to Understand How We Got Here;
    • Chapter - 06: Incongruities and Uncertainties - A Look Behind the Scenes;
    • Chapter - 07: Theory of Action and Linking Behaviour to Assumptions;
    • Chapter - 08: The Politics of Information and Technology;
    • Chapter - 09: Wicked Problems - Understanding the Challenge;
    • Chapter - 10: Leadership Approaches to Change;
    • Chapter - 11: Realpolitik and Ideals - Projects;
    • Chapter - 12: Conclusions;
    • Chapter - 13: Platforms and Tools for Change;
    • Chapter - 14: Getting to Agility Faster;
    • Chapter - 15: Case Study Reimagined;
    • Chapter - 16: Next Steps

"You can find tons of literature on supply chain management but rarely a book that goes so deeply and systematically into the most important topic in that field, which is organizational development and change management. People make supply chains work, not systems, algorithms or methodologies. That needs supply chain leadership, which is what this book is for. Outstanding."
Richard Lloyd is Associate Director of the Supply Chain Centre of Excellence at TATA Consultancy Services, Mumbai. They are a leader in the global marketplace and among the top 10 technology firms in the world. The author has worked for lots of international companies designing and managing supply chains such as NOKIA, where he was responsible for driving their global supply chain. He is a visiting lecturer at Cranfield University, Bedford, UK.