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Strategic Operations Management
A Value Chain Approach
 
 
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22 Nov 2006
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The value chain framework has made its way to the forefront of management thought as a powerful analysis tool for strategic planning. Its ultimate goal is to maximize value creation while minimizing costs. In this book David Walters applies the framework to strategic decision making in the field of operations management.
Also available is a companion website with extra features to accompany the text, please take a look by clicking below -
http://www.palgrave.com/business/walters/index.asp


Description


The value chain framework has made its way to the forefront of management thought as a powerful analysis tool for strategic planning. Its ultimate goal is to maximize value creation while minimizing costs. In this book David Walters applies the framework to strategic decision making in the field of operations management.
Also available is a companion website with extra features to accompany the text, please take a look by clicking below -
http://www.palgrave.com/business/walters/index.asp


Contents

Foreword
Introduction
New Economy: New Business Models: New Approaches
The Consumer as the Principal Driver of Value
Value in the Context of the Firm
Practical Issues and Applications
Perspectives on Resource Allocation in the New Economy
Supply Chain and the Demand Chain
Demand Chain + Supply Chain = Value Chain. The Principles and Logic Underlying Value Chain Structures & Participation
The Value Chain: An Industry Perspective
The Firm's Value Chain
Performance Planning and Control
Value Chain Applications
Industry Value Drivers
Index


Authors

DAVID WALTERS is currently Professor of Management at the Sydney Graduate School of Management, University of Western Sydney, Australia. He was previously Head of the Business Department at Macquarie University and will be leaving UWS at the end of May to take up a post at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, where he will be introducing value chain management to a number of course programmes.

MARK RAINBIRD is Managing Director of AWA Ltd, a computer service company operating Australia wide.