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Designing supply chains for new product development / Antonio Arreola-Risa, Barry Keys.

Arreola Risa, Antonio. (Author). Keys, Barry. (Added Author).
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Subject: Marketing.
Production management.
Business logistics.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781606493960
  • ISBN: 1606493965
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (180 pages).
  • Publisher: USA : Business Expert Press, 2013.

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Formatted Contents Note: Acknowledgments; Foreword; Introduction; CHAPTER 1. Supplier Landscape; CHAPTER 2. Make Versus Buy; CHAPTER 3. Low-Cost Country Sourcing; CHAPTER 4. Intellectual Property; CHAPTER 5. Accommodating Design Changes; CHAPTER 6. Learning Curves; CHAPTER 7. Risk as a Measure of Total Cost of Ownership; CHAPTER 8. Cost Modeling; CHAPTER 9. Supplier Networking; CHAPTER 10. Decision Framing; CHAPTER 11. War Gaming and Table Topping Your Strategies; CHAPTER 12. Putting It All Together; CHAPTER 13. Conclusion; EPILOGUE. Back in Business!; APPENDIX. War-Game Chronology; Index.
Summary: Research and development (R & D) supply chains are often designed without the process discipline and rigor that typically characterize the development of products emerging from R & D programs. This book should help everyday supply chain practitioners involved in research and new product development, who are migrating their products to full commercialization. The book should also aid decision makers looking to improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of their supply chain. When new products are developed, a significant divide typically emerges in trying to commercialize the product while at.
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